cylindrical helix

cylindrical helix

[sə′lin·drə·kəl ′hē‚liks]
(mathematics)
A curve lying on a cylinder which intersects the elements of the cylinder at a constant angle.
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7 mm cylindrical helix and is designed for use in larger vessels than the Merci Retrievers currently on the European market.
X] = 0 the equations of a cylindrical helix with constant pitch is obtained, and also for [w.
The Merci(R) L5 Retrieval System is Concentric's newest design, incorporating a cylindrical helix with attached filaments to secure the clot during the retrieval procedure.
The Merci L5 Retrieval System is the newest design, incorporating a cylindrical helix with attached filaments.

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