In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Your urinary system is composed of your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra.
- The muscles beneath the bladder that surround the urethra are called the pelvic floor muscles.
- This chapter focuses on infections of the male urethra, epididymis, testis, and prostate.
- If this happens, a tube is put into your urethra to empty your bladder.
- When you urinate, the muscles around the urethra relax and the bladder tightens to squeeze urine out.
- Very rarely, the urethra or bladder may be damaged or perforated.
- Your prostate is a small doughnut-shaped gland with the urethra, which carries urine from the bladder, running through the middle of it.
- This is a long, thin telescope instrument with a light and lens on the end, which is passed into the bladder through the urethra.
- This is when a thin tube is inserted into the urethra up to the bladder to get a ‘clean’ urine sample.
- If a stone is lodged in the ureter, a flexible narrow instrument called a cystoscope can be passed up through the urethra and bladder.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.