mechanical pump

mechanical pump

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ′pəmp]
(mechanical engineering)
A pump through which fluid is conveyed by direct contact with a moving part of the pumping machinery.
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Just a week after her organ transplant, the 14-year-old is on the high dependency children's ward at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital and she no longer needs a mechanical pump to help her new heart beat.
I have decided to establish a mechanical pump repair workshop.
If necessary, she would be placed on a Berlin heart, a mechanical pump which would act as her heart.
Conversely, the "compressible bladder" mechanical pump (Harmony P3) pulled air from the socket to the pump bladder during swing phase of the prosthetic limb while walking (i.
stem cells) is important in regeneration, the heart is essentially a mechanical pump and the ultimate result for cardiac regeneration is the restoration of mechanical function to the heart," Mr.
The devices are mechanical assist devices that supplement the circulatory function of the heart by re-routing blood flow through a mechanical pump allowing for the restoration of normal blood circulation.
Professor Stephen Westaby of the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford led the team that operated on Ioannis Manolopoulos in Thessaloniki, Greece, to fit him with the mechanical pump.
Professor Stephen Westaby, from Oxford, led the team that fitted Ioannis Manolopoulos with the mechanical pump in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Professor Stephen Westaby, based at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital, led the team that operated on Ioannis Manolopoulos in Thessaloniki, Greece to fit him with the mechanical pump.
A fire service spokesman said: "There was a large spillage of fuel due to failure of a seal on a mechanical pump.
Many of Baghdad districts suffer from shortage of drinking water forcing many residents to use a mechanical pump to siphon water despite they consumed whopping electricity power units.

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