The amount of blood in the ventricle immediately before a cardiac contraction begins; used as a measurement of diastolic function.
After 90 years, scholars finish a 21-volume dictionary for an extinct language. Why?With over 7,000 known languages spoken around the world today, it may seem fruitless for scholars to have spent the past 90 years creating a dictionary for a language that has been extinct for nearly 2,000 years. Hold on; Let’s look at the reasons for the immense effort, and form our judgements afterwards. Originally modeled on the Oxford English Dictionary, the recently completed Chicago Assyrian Dictionary, …
When Does Summer Really End?Summer is the season for basking in the warm sun and rejoicing in the freedom of summer vacation. So when the rest and relaxation is shooed away for cooler days and the start of school, it’s easy to forget that the summer season is far from over. Many consider Labor Day the final hurrah of summer, but we still have a few weeks after that …
- end zone,
- end-position nystagmus,
- end-systolic volume
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