Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An enzyme (present in most tissues) which catalyses the oxidation and inactivation of monoamine neurotransmitters.
- ‘Initial attention was drawn to hypericin and pseudohypericin since they inhibit the enzyme monoamine oxidase, as do several pharmaceutical antidepressants.’
- ‘For oral warfarin and drugs that inhibit monoamine oxidase, dietitians review the medical record for appropriateness of diet and visit the patients to determine educational needs.’
- ‘He believes that high-sensation seekers have reduced dopamine levels because they have low levels of monoamine oxidase, a brain-active enzyme that regulates dopamine and other neurotransmitters.’
- ‘Criminal violence, for example, might be excused as a consequence of low levels of serotonin or monoamine oxidase in the brain.’
- ‘As a nonselective inhibitor of monoamine oxidase, caution is recommended when used with adrenergic or serotonergic agents.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.