blood pump
(Subclass Cirripedia):
Rostral sinus [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • blood pump — a machine used to propel blood through the tubing of extracorporeal circulation devices, designed to do so without damaging blood constituents, particularly the erythrocytes. See also centrifugal p. and roller p …   Medical dictionary

  • blood — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ cold, hot, warm ▪ clotted, congealed, dried ▪ fresh ▪ arterial …   Collocations dictionary

  • Blood glucose monitoring — is a way of testing the concentration of glucose in the blood (glycemia). It is important in the care of diabetes mellitus. A blood glucose test is performed by piercing the skin (typically, on the finger tip) to draw blood, then placing the… …   Wikipedia

  • Blood flow — is the continuous running of blood in the cardiovascular system. The human body is made up of several processes all carrying out various functions. We have the gastrointestinal system which aids the digestion and the absorption of food. We also… …   Wikipedia

  • pump-ox|y|gen|a|tor — «PUHMP OK suh juh NAY tuhr», noun. a mechanical device which oxygenates the blood and circulates it throughout the body, taking over the functions of the heart and lungs during major chest surgery; heart lung machine …   Useful english dictionary

  • pump — I UK [pʌmp] / US noun [countable] Word forms pump : singular pump plural pumps ** 1) a piece of equipment for making a liquid or gas move into or out of something an air/a fuel pump a hand/foot pump (= operated with your hand or foot) 2) [usually …   English dictionary

  • pump — 01. Does anyone have a bicycle [pump]? I ve got a flat tire. 02. We d better stop at a gas station, and [pump] up your tires; they re getting a little low. 03. It took the two men over three hours to [pump] all the water out of their flooded… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • Pump-oxygenator — A machine that does the work both of the heart (pump blood) and the lungs (oxygenate the blood). Used, for example, in open heart surgery. Blood returning to the heart is diverted through the machine before returning it to the arterial… …   Medical dictionary

  • pump — pump1 S3 [pʌmp] n [Sense: 1, 3; Date: 1400 1500; : Middle Low German; Origin: pumpe or Middle Dutch pompe, probably from Spanish bomba] [Sense: 2; Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Origin unknown] 1.) a machine for forcing liquid or gas into or out of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pump — 1 noun 1 (C) a machine for forcing liquid or gas into or out of something: water/air/beer etc pump (=for moving water/air etc) | hand/foot pump (=operated by your hand or foot) | petrol pump/gas pump (=for putting petrol or gas into cars) see… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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