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pigtail

(pig′tal″)
In surgery, a coil on the end of a device such as a wire, a stent, or a catheter used to hold the device in place within a hollow organ or chamber.
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Another CXR did not show worsening of the existing pneumothorax and confirmed that the pleural pigtail catheter was in the appropriate position.
FTB series wall mounted FTTH customer termination box is used in the end termination of residential buildings and villas, to fix and splice with pigtails.
By the early 1800s, shorter hairstyles had become fashionable in civilian America, but Soldiers continued to prefer to wear their hair in a pigtail.
I'll race you to the old hickory tree again," Pigtail said.
Pigtails came to be seen as a sign of dignity and manhood with some men even boosting their own hair with horsehair or black silk for a more impressive pigtail.
After a few weeks, the pigtail was accidentally dislodged.
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Pigtail cables are available in standard 1 meter lengths and optionally in longer lengths.
They are available with PVC or PUR cable jacks, in standard or custom lengths, with either pigtail or extension cords.