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junction

1. Electronics
a. a contact between two different metals or other materials
b. a transition region between regions of differing electrical properties in a semiconductor
2. a connection between two or more conductors or sections of transmission lines

junction

[′jəŋk·shən]
(civil engineering)
A point of intersection of roads or highways, especially where one terminates.
(electricity)
(electronics)
A region of transition between two different semiconducting regions in a semiconductor device, such as a pn junction, or between a metal and a semiconductor.
(electromagnetism)
A fitting used to join a branch waveguide at an angle to a main waveguide, as in a tee junction. Also known as waveguide junction.

junction

The point at which two elements make contact. In a transistor, a junction is the point where an N-type material makes contact with a P-type material.
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One is atrioventricular junction ablation with insertion of a permanent pacemaker.
One option is atrioventricular junction ablation with insertion of a permanent pacemaker.
A large, smooth, moderate hardness, and lobulated mass was identified at the right atrium impinging the atrioventricular junction. The mass had a pedicle which was attached to the coronary sinus.

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