balloonseptostomy bal·loon·sep·tos·to·my (bə-lōōn’sěp-tŏs’tə-mē)
The surgical creation of an artificial interatrial septal defect by cardiac catheterization during which an inflated balloon is pulled across the interatrial septum through the oval foramen.
- Ballot box
a receptacle for voters’ ballots. a system or instance of voting by ballot. Contemporary Examples The only question now is whether evangelical voters are ready to make the same choice at the ballot box. Pawlenty’s Pastor Problem McKay Coppins July 11, 2011 Just go to your ballot box, close your eyes, and vote for me […]
- Ballot paper
noun a paper used for voting in a ballot, esp (in a parliamentary or local government election) one having the names of the candidates printed on it Contemporary Examples On the ballot paper there is just one question: Do you support the independence of Donetsk? Ukraine Separatists Say No to Putin Jamie Dettmer May 7, […]
a kind of galantine made of meat, poultry, or fish that is stuffed and rolled and usually served hot. adjective See ballotine
a movement similar to a croupade except that the horse draws in its hind legs so that the iron of the shoes is visible.