The Latin word gutta came to our language as drop . This is called a very small portion of a liquid , which looks similar to a sphere. For example: "I got my shirt dirty with a few drops of oil", "The drops of sweat slipped down the forehead of the athlete shortly after the marathon started", "The noise of raindrops falling on the roof woke the old man".
It is generally considered that the rain it falls in drops (that is, there is no continuous stream of water coming off the clouds). Drops are also generated when something splashes: if a chef throws a piece of meat to a pot with boiling water, it is likely that some drops will leave goodbyes.
In the field of Nursing and the medicine , gout is considered as a unit of measurement . It is usually estimated that 20 drops equals 1 milliliter. In this way, doctors can dose remedies in drops.
Gout is also the name of a disease that is generated when crystals of uric acid They accumulate in the limb joints. This accumulation causes an inflammation that causes acute pain.
If uric acid levels are recorded in the blood they grow, either due to an increase in their production or a defect in their elimination, hyperuricemia appears. Excess uric acid crystals, in this framework, are deposited in the joints, affecting mobility.
For the architecture Finally, gout is a cone or pyramidal trunk which is used as an ornament under a triglyph. These drops also help repel water.