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suction pump[′sək·shən ‚pəmp]
A pump that raises water by the force of atmospheric pressure pushing it into a partial vacuum under the valved piston, which retreats on the upstroke.
A pump which raises water, or draws water in plumbing, by producing a partial vacuum within a pipe.
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The peritoneal and uterine fluid was drained with the help of suction pump
in group II animals.
A wireless receiver 18 is monitoring the temperature of the backsheet and as soon as it complies with the desired set point (a temperature gradient), it will close an electrical circuit that will turn on the suction pump
The investigation by the DEHNR revealed that the wading pool where this injury occurred had a three-quarter-horsepower suction pump
that was not linked to the adjacent adult pool or any other outlet.
[USPRwire, Fri Aug 23 2019] Surgical suction pumps
are used to dispatch gases and bodily fluids, tissue and surgical fluids during or after the surgery.