soft tube

soft tube

[′sȯft ‚tüb]
(electronics)
An x-ray tube having a vacuum of about 0.000002 atmosphere (0.2 pascal), the remaining gas being left in intentionally to give less-penetrating rays than those of a more completely evacuated tube.
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This is due to the mild pressure effect caused by placing a soft tube in the wind pipe to facilitate breathing.
A double J stent is a soft tube placed in the ureter to prevent or relieve blockage during surgery.
Borealis state the material's excellent flow and easy processing characteristics enable the formation of a soft tube body capable of supporting an integrated closure.
Lengthy use of an indwelling catheter, a soft tube inserted through the urethra into the bladder to drain urine, is a common source of urinary tract infections.
Once applied, the insertion needle is removed and only the tiny soft tube remains below the skin, acting as the medication gateway into the subcutaneous tissue.
It is normal for one testicle to be slightly larger than the other and you should be able to feel a soft tube at the top and back of the testicle.
The insertion needle is then removed and the soft tube remains below the skin, allowing access into the underlying tissue.
The procedure is performed by inserting a catheter containing the soft tube into the artery, through a small puncture in the groin.
The acquisition, made through the group's Techpack International subsidiary, confirms Pechiney's interest in the development of cosmetic packaging activities in South America, following the acquisition in November of the Brazilian soft tube manufacturer Metalpack.
Gently feel each testicle and you should feel a soft tube at the top and back of the testicle, it is the epididymis which carries and stores sperm.
Along the top and down the back of each testicle is a soft tube, the epididymis, which carries the sperm to the penis, therefore a healthy testicle is not completely smooth.
They're being given a special formula baby food delivered directly to their stomachs by a soft tube put down their noses.