Correction of abnormal blood circulation due to the transposed great arteries by creating an intra-arterial baffle that partitions the atrium and directs the pulmonary venous blood through the right ventricular opening and the systemic venous blood through the mitral valve into the left ventricle.
Where Does The Phrase “Cut The Mustard” Come From?As with many slang and idiomatic phrases, the origin can be a bit unclear. The first recorded use of the phrase cut the mustard was by O. Henry in 1907, in a story called The Heart of the West: “I looked around and found a proposition that exactly cut the mustard”. The modern sense of the idiom is ‘to succeed; to have the ability to do something; to come …
barbacoaBarbacoa was borrowed by Spanish colonists to describe the cooking style of indigenous Caribbean peoples.
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