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stylet

[′stī·lət]
(graphic arts)
A slender, pointed marking tool, as one used in graving.
(invertebrate zoology)
A slender, rigid, elongated appendage.
(medicine)
A slender probe used for surgery.
A thin wire inserted in a catheter to provide support or in a hollow needle to clear the passage.
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Age validation in common octopus Octopus vulgaris using stylet increments analysis.
A) Transversal slice of mango leaf (9 pm thick) which shows a stylet bundle fragment of a white mango scale female penetrating the mesophyll in an oblique direction, and (B) Tangential slice of mango leaf (9 [micro]m thick) which shows another fragment of stylet bundle penetrating the spongy mesophyll.
Snail love darts don't strike a consistent target region as the Siphopteron species l's stylet does.
Though this may occasionally provide a view of the larynx, tracheal intubation is often difficult, as the position of the misplaced device now does not match that of the specifically shaped rigid stylet.
The nymphs were observed piercing the phloem tissue with their stylets to withdraw sap from the host plant.
Patient's demographics, extraction indications and results Underlying Size of Case Age, Type of heart locking number years Gender arrhythmia disease stylet 1 39 M VT ARVD LLD #2 2 37 F VT Sudden LLD #2 cardiac death 3 49 M VT Ischemic LLD #1 CMP 4 52 M VT Ischemic LLD #2 CMP Size of Implantation Case laser, duration.
the depth before pushing the array off of the stylet by the AOS technique, may be a critical factor in the incidence of trauma.
The adjustable stiffness stylet delivery technology provides a soft-tip stylet for normal maneuvering through the body, but can also be stiffened at the tip to give backbone and support to push through an occlusion or a sphincter.
The Trachlight[TM] Stylet and Tracheal Lightwand--a bright choice for routine and difficult intubations.
The scale uses its piercing-sucking mouthpart, known as a stylet, to penetrate the thin bark of the beech, and then it feeds on the living cells within.
Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market its pressure injectable ARROW([R]) PICC preloaded with the ARROW([R]) VPS([R]) Vascular Positioning System([R]) Stylet.