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axial-flow pump[′ak·sē·əl ′flō ‚pəmp]
A pump having an axial-flow or propeller-type impeller; used when maximum capacity and minimum head are desired. Also known as propeller pump.
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The implanted device itself is a tiny, titanium axial-flow pump
that silently boosts the output of a weakened, failing
This enclosed-impeller axial-flow pump
is designed to be totally implanted inside the left ventricle; its integrated miniature DC electric motor is powered remotely and no direct connections through the skin are needed.
Its axial-flow pump
assembly is positioned to speed blood movement from the left ventricle of the slowed heart into the ascending aorta, the body's major blood passageway.