Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The valve between the left atrium and the left ventricle of the heart, which has two tapered cusps.
- ‘The newly oxygenated blood enters the left atrium through the four pulmonary veins and flows from the left atrium through the mitral valve into the left ventricle.’
- ‘The mitral valve separates the heart's left atrium from the left ventricle.’
- ‘The left atrium of the heart receives oxygenated (oxygen-rich) blood from the lungs and then empties into the left ventricle through the mitral valve.’
- ‘After passing to the left ventricle through the mitral valve, blood goes to the aorta.’
- ‘Systemic venous blood goes from the right atrium, across the mitral valve, into the left ventricle and then into the pulmonary artery.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.