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coil

 [koil]
a winding structure. See also helix and spiral.

coil

(koyl),
1. A spiral or series of loops.
2. An object made of wire wound in a spiral configuration, used in electronic applications, or a loop of wire used as an antenna.
3. A spiral loop of wire used to embolize an artery to obstruct it.

coil

(koil) spiral (2).

coil

coil

(koyl)
1. A spiral or series of loops.
2. An object made of wire wound in a spiral configuration, used in electronic applications, or a loop of wire used as an antenna.

coil

a winding structure or spiral; called also helix.

coiled-coil
a protein structure motif marked by amphipathic α-helical regions that can self-associate to form stable, rod-like oligomeric proteins; commonly found in fibrous proteins and some transcription factors.
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If the physician wishes, he/ she can inject a contrast medium to confirm that the coil is correctly placed.
PCT have further automated the process by offering an integrated robotic arm to transfer finished coils from the coiler to a conveyor belt, which can either transport finished coils to a storage area or onto an automated pallet dispensing and wrapping system.
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Frank and Hamer (2004: 72) affirm that "coarse clays with some fine highly plastic content coil well and dry quickly and uniformly".
Magnetic Field Uniformity around Near Helmholtz Coil Configurations.
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Tiny platinum coils are threaded through a micro catheter into an artery in the patient's groin, and fed up through the blood vessel into the aneurysm.
The MicroVention HyperSoft Finishing Coil has a unique design allowing easier placement into small voids near the end of the procedure for improved filling in comparison to similarly sized competitive "finishing" coils.
In a series of 50 aneurysms that were initially filled with HydroCoils and then "finished" with either BPCs or HydroCoils, the use of bare finishing coils was associated with greater coil usage, increased procedural costs, and higher recurrence and retreatment rates than those finished with HydroCoils.
Insertion of a tiny metal coil into a bleeding aneurysm in the brain appears safer in the long run for some patients than a more-established treatment that requires brain surgery, researchers find.