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Concha

 

a semidome that serves as the ceiling of the semi-cylindrical portions of buildings (an apse or niche). The concha, which originated in eastern Hellenistic architecture, was popular in Roman and Byzantine architecture and in medieval Christian religious buildings. It was often filled with mosaics or frescoes depicting Christ, the Virgin Mary, and the Christian saints.

concha

1. The semidome vaulting of an apse; also called a conch.
2. In Spanish architecture and its derivatives, a decorative element in the form of the interior of a sea scallop; see shell-headed.
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At the time of surgery, the left concha bullosa was entered anteriorly (figure, B) and the lateral portion of the concha bullosa was resected.
While San Juan is blessed with a wealth of restaurants serving some of the Caribbean's finest food, honeymooning couples staying at La Concha will want to make sure to book a table at Perla, housed in an architectural wonder inside the resort.
If the lessons of love cannot be gleaned in them, at least the lessons of life can be, and in the letters of Jesus y Concha we also have the life lessons gathered by a people granted American Citizenship in 1917 without ever having left their island homes or learned a word of English (Acosta-Belen and Santiago 2006).
This bone lesion filled the largest part of the concha bullosa cavity.
La tension entre ellos y Concha Azuara fue muy fuerte tanto en el hospital en el que fallecio Palomo el 24 de abril, como en el tanatorio, donde no cruzaron palabra.
Aunque con la informacion que tenemos hoy es imposible seguir refiriendose a Doris Dana como la secretarla, y cada vez es menos sostenible plantear que muchas de esas leales mujeres que acompanaron a Mistral fueron solamente amigas dispuestas a dejarlo todo para seguir su deambular, es Interesante observar como en esta cita de Concha de la decada de los ochenta, ya se sugiere la existencia de un espacio intimo femenino que no arraiga solamente en la admiracion artistica: es esta una esfera de afectos protegidos, aislada del mundo masculino, que la critica tradicional invisibilizo o redujo a un frio vinculo de caracter profesional.
El senor Concha, me parece que volvio a entender en la causa, como que se juzgaba militarmente.
As is the case with many love stories, our tale is befallen with challenges that originate in outside forces (a most popular trope, for sure, during Calderon's time): Concha is tied to a theater contract and cannot follow her beloved athlete; and our "calciatore", in turn, is a bartered athlete who is sold once more from one team to another and thus separated from his beloved.
concha made his trip before it was known what division the Magpies would be playing in next season.
United hope to broker a deal for Concha before the transfer deadline after making an offer to the cash-strapped Spanish second-tier club - and they will loan him back until the summer, when Newcastle intend to invest to reinforce the squad again.