Marañón

(redirected from Maranon)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.

Marañón,

river, c.1,000 mi (1,600 km) long, rising in Lake Lauricaucha in the Cordillera Occidental, W central Peru. It flows generally NW, then E across the Andes to join the UcayaliUcayali
, river, c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) long, formed by the confluence of the Apurímac and Urubamba rivers, E Peru, and flowing generally north through a mountain and jungle wilderness to the Marañón River, SW of Iquitos.
..... Click the link for more information.
 River in NE Peru where it forms the AmazonAmazon,
Port. Amazonas , world's second longest river, c.3,900 mi (6,280 km) long, formed by the junction in N Peru's Andes Mts. of two major headstreams, the Ucayali and the shorter Marañón.
..... Click the link for more information.
 River; some consider the Marañón to be the authentic headwater of the Amazon, but an expedition in 2000 determined that the headwaters of the ApurímacApurímac
, river, c.430 mi (690 km) long, rising in the Andes, S Peru. It flows generally northwest in a narrow valley. After joining the Mantaro River, the Apurímac becomes the Ene; after joining the Perené River, it becomes the Tambo.
..... Click the link for more information.
 River (a tributary of the Ucayali) are the most distant from the Amazon's mouth. The Marañón is navigable to the Pongo de Manseriche, the gorge in NW Peru through which it flows before reaching the Amazon basin. The Huallaga River is its chief tributary. Pedro de Ursúa, the Spanish explorer, descended the Marañón in 1560.
References in periodicals archive ?
Sam Eduljee joined as an Analyst after previously working at Maranon as a summer intern.
Ese dia Serra presento su dimision, entre otras causas por no compartir los criterios de Varela Ortega y del vicepresidente de la fundacion, Gregorio Maranon Beltran de Lis, nieto del medico y cientifico Gregorio Maranon, sobre el ingreso de Villar Mir.
3) Department of Cardiac Surgery, Gregorio Maranon University General Hospital, 28007 Madrid, Spain
Since then, the pilot throttles down when passing small boats on the Maranon, and the priests and sisters use smaller boats on tributaries like the Urituyacu River, in one of the parish's most distant corners.
We were attracted to the Young Innovations investment opportunity by the company's excellent brand recognition and customer loyalty, its leading market share across a variety of products, and the recurring revenue stream associated with multiple categories of single use items," remarked Demian Kircher, Managing Director and the lead partner for Maranon Capital on the transaction.
It is not unusual for local officials to seek exemption from gun bans, which are routinely imposed before elections, but Maranon said this was the first time he could recall a president applying.
El maestro Rivera lo atribuye en parte a un problema de percepcion y de impaciencia, pero Boris Maranon Pimentel, academico del Instituto de Investigaciones Economicas de la UNAM, lo relaciona con el escaso impacto de dicho boom, especialmente en las comunidades rurales que en las recientes elecciones optaron por dar un viraje a la izquierda, entregando la presidencia del pais al ex militar Ollanta Humala, un politico dispuesto a modificar las politicas publicas para garantizar la mayor redistribucion de la riqueza.
El maranon (Anacardium occidentale L), es un arbol silvestre que pertenece a la familia Anacardiaceae, originario de las zonas tropicales de America y del noroeste brasileno que presenta excelentes propiedades medicinales y nutricionales (Ofusori et al.
Kinetics of the reaction of hardening of copper minerals from complex sulphur of Maranon complex
Y no con el lenguaje preciso de la ciencia: la ensayistica de Gregorio Maranon en la entreguerra espanola.