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artificial organs,

n.pl the devices used to support life because of the failure or limited capacity of the human organ. The most effective is the artificial kidney, which consists of a set of tubes that pass the blood through a dialysate solution where wastes are removed by osmosis and diffusion. See also hemodialysis.
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He immigrated to the United States in 1950 and continued to research and develop artificial organs.
Kolff left Cleveland Clinic to start the Division of Artificial Organs at the University of Utah.
19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bionics is the study of biological functions and the development of artificial organs and body parts that are used as a replacement of the original part or organs.
Frost & Sullivan expects private funding to drive the commercialization of artificial organs
05pm, E4 In the future, a company has extended human life with artificial organs - but they charge a hefty price, and those who do not make their payments can suffer fatal repossessions.
Major organization : FEDERAL STATE INSTITUTION "FEDERAL RESEARCH CENTER OF TRANSPLANTATION AND ARTIFICIAL ORGANS NAMED ACADEMIC VI SHUMAKOVA" RUSSIAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH
Even now, scientists are using individual artificial organs such as hearts and livers to test products, though they are still substituting the animals in the initial stages, they have their drawbacks.
Sharma was a pioneer who cultivated an atmosphere nationwide for the growth of basic and technology oriented research in the area of Biomaterials, Artificial Organs and Tissue Engineering and brought together the professionals from various faculties to improve the quality of their approach in biomaterials research.
35pm, Film4 Two agents for a futuristic medical firm, played by Forest Whitaker and Jude Law, set out to repossess artificial organs from those who cannot keep up with their payments.
Artificial organs may instead one day help repair or even replace a person's damaged tissues.
Rex's artificial organs were created to restore lost functions or to replace failing parts of the body, but what will it be tomorrow?
The robot with a human face unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum was built by London's Shadow Robot Co to showcase medical breakthroughs in bionic body parts and artificial organs.