In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of heart)aurícula feminine
- The heart appears to be the most primitive of all adult vertebrates, with the auricle, ventricle and conus arteriosus arranged in straight line, rather than being doubled over one another.
- This involves inserting a device within a catheter into the interior of the heart and which spreads out like an umbrella inside the right and left auricle.
2(ear)pabellón de la oreja masculine
- The new species differs from it in being narrower and higher at a comparable growth stage and in having less oblique auricles.
- The auricles are small, clearly separated from the anterior and posterior margins of the shell and are found in the plane of the closing of the valves.
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