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aorta
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  • Influencia de la administración a largo plazo de aceites de palma y maíz en la dieta sobre la vasoconstricción y vasodilatación arterial de la aorta del conejo.
  • Los cuatro casos de aneurismas asociadas al síndrome de Marfán se localizaron en la aorta ascendente.
  • De estos aneurismas el 30 % al 40 % se originan en la aorta torácica descendente.

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    rastro

    In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.