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Kaval

 

(Bulgarian kaval, Rumanian cavat), a wind instrument played in Bulgaria, Rumania, Moldavia, and Yugoslavia. It is an end-blown flute (without a mouthpiece), with a long wooden tube and 6–8 fingerholes; at the lower end of the tube there are 3 or 4 additional holes for tuning and resonance. Its scale is diatonic. The kaval measures from 500 mm to more than 700mm long.

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El caso Caval ha tenido como consecuencia un vertiginoso descenso en el respaldo a la gestion de Bachelet, que actualmente apenas rebasa 20%.
Whilst, a rare condition one should be alert to potential caval abnormalities when reviewing abdominal imaging of potential donors, (Figure 3) as anomalous venous structures tend to be dilated and tortuous making injury more likely (7).
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Thrombus is cleared rapidly and exposure to thrombolytic drugs is reduced or eliminated, but there may be a slightly higher risk of pulmonary embolism and a higher requirement for vena caval filters.
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Cardoso moved to engineering, manufacturing, and management positions with International Nickel Corporation and Caval Tool & Machine Company before taking the post of vice president, manufacturing operations, for Colt Manufacturing Company, Hartford, CT.
Blood (20 mL) was sampled from the inferior caval vein and the coronary sinus and was collected in chilled 10-mL Vacutainer Tubes containing disodium EDTA (1.
David Caval, the league's chief executive officer and co-founder, said Santa Clarita seems ideal - it has a strong connection with the summer pastime through its high school and youth leagues, and the sought-after demographic of young upper-middle-income families.
Although girls have been allowed to become knights for 10 years, Keladry is the first to try and she struggles to be accepted among 100 boys, especially by Lord Wyldon of Caval, the training master who firmly believes girls were made for nothing more exciting than embroidery.
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