In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- They also transplanted hepatocytes into patients' spleens to act as a short-term auxiliary liver.
- Glass particles were found in the pulmonary capillaries, livers, kidneys, spleens, and intestinal walls of animals studied.
- These lesions have been reported in the brain, 3 lymph nodes, 4 spleens, 5 lungs, 6 and several other sites.
- The lateral approach provides an excellent view of the splenic vessels, pancreas, and accessory spleens.
- If the same experiment is done with spleens, however, each spleen grows much less than normal so that the final total mass of the spleens is equivalent to one normal spleen.
2literary(anger)ira femininecólera feminineto vent one's spleen (on sb) — desahogar su (/ mi etc. ) ira / cólera (contra algn)
- The world has changed for the worse in the last year and bigots feel more empowered to vent their spleen.
- If only there'd been a forum for me to vent my spleen when I had a sponging twat of a lodger a few years back.
- In an echo of the bad old times, more than 200 fans gathered outside afterwards to vent their spleen.
- On eviction you will also be required to visit the diary room to vent your spleen and dish the dirt as you see fit.
- Initially I had the idea that if I could vent my spleen about life events it would be a cathartic exercise.
- Every week or so we allow lucky old you the chance to vent your spleen at a useless celebrity.
- That is debatable, but people who hate each other do not always require guns to vent their spleen.
- I had an email from BobbyJo who clearly needed to vent her spleen.
- No sisterhood here: both Anna and Claire vent their spleen upon her with hilariously withering spite.
- Every now and again - usually these days in grand slam finals - they get the chance to vent their spleen and lay into each other in public.
- This is not the best time for fans to vent their spleen against the club's directors, who are not due to attend.
- Want to vent your spleen over how great or appalling our list is?
- As for the money, the people of Tasmania are entitled to be outraged and need to vent their spleen at the ballot box.
- The Dunblane boy chose to hit a backhand and vent his spleen by complaining about the high expectations of the British media.
- In private, feel free to vent your spleen, cry, denounce the other party as a loathsome cad.
- Furious residents gathered at a parish council meeting to vent their spleen at a proposed skate park on their doorsteps.
- He'll be making the odd post whenever he feels he has something to say or has to vent his spleen.
- So blogging will be light for the next two weeks or so, until I find a new equilibrium, or a compelling reason to vent my spleen.
- Well written, possibly, but for me it's my own place to vent my spleen at the general vacuity and stupidity of the world as I see it.
- One particularly irritated chap emailed us, presumably to vent his spleen.
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