In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in pipe, drain, road) obstrucción feminineMedicine oclusión feminineshe has a blockage in the bowel — tiene una oclusión intestinal
- The repairs to the houses were for plumbing, leaks, pipe bursts, blockages, electricity and damaged water taps.
- Surgeons scrape out deposits from inside the arteries, clearing the blockage and improving blood flow.
- Never attempt to clear blockages until power has been disconnected and watch your hands.
- The picture which emerges is that there was no formal procedure for dealing with blockages, practices varied.
- For really bad blockages you may have to repeat this procedure a number of times before the drain is completely clear.
- The special coating helps improve the blood flow and prevents blockages or blood clots, which can lead to potentially dangerous infections.
- He was not given an angiogram, which would have given doctors an accurate picture of blockages in his coronary arteries.
- It is easiest to check for leaks and blockages when it is raining.
- All the tenants are hoping that once the drain is drilled through and cleared of its blockage, the flooding will not happen again.
- As a result, the fatty substance stored itself in her cells, creating blockages around her body.
- This had been washed down by the heavy flow and added to the blockage.
- Leaves accumulating in gutters can lead to blockages and allow water to seep into roofs.
- We also get an additional 3,000 reports of blockages via the Council's hotline.
- Angie believes that emotional blockages can manifest into physical problems.
- With a heart attack, a blockage causes the flow of blood into the heart to stop.
- That can be worse if there are blockages where the maintenance has not been as good as it should be.
- She will need a further procedure, known as an angioplasty, to clear the blockages.
- If any water accumulated on the streets, it may be attributed to blockages of the water passage.
- Law enforcement personnel can use the same information, relayed to them by traffic managers, to clear roadway blockages.
- Negative emotions produce blockages in the energy flow, which results in illness.
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