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secondary port

a control device for regulating the flow of a primary and a secondary IV solution. It consists of a Y-shaped plastic apparatus that attaches to the primary IV tubing and allows the primary and secondary IV solutions to flow separately or to flow simultaneously. Compare piggyback port.
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36% (6/1671) of iatrogenic bladder injuries due to laparoscopic secondary port insertions in patients without prior history of abdominal surgery, one of their young patients developed a horrendous complication--gangrene of the abdominal wall (necrotising fasciitis).
If the link on the primary port fails, control elements of the converter will establish link on the secondary port and this port will be used to carry the traffic.
Among the key features of the SlowPCI-X(TM) are: -- Primary PCIX port: 64 bit, up to 133MHz -- Secondary PCIX port: 64 bit, up to 100Mhz -- Continuous secondary port frequency adjustment capable at between 1/1 to 1/10 of the Primary PCIX port speed -- Cascadable to get very slow PCIX speed for hardware emulator use -- PCIX - PCI Conversion verification -- 5V to 3.
The BMR continuously monitors these sources, and intelligently switches to a secondary port when the primary port meets failure conditions as specified by the operator.
We have configured Metrobility's new AutoTwister with the auto-recovery feature to provide failover at the switch level to a secondary port," states G.
2 Gb/s and 1 Gb/s link speed support; -- integrated 2 / 1 Gb/s SerDes, and external SerDes support; -- a secondary port interface (SPI) for high performance storage architectures; -- full fabric support, including in-order and out-of-order frame delivery support; and -- FC service class 2 and class 3, including full hardware management of ACKs (acknowledgements).
In addition, each SBAE-20 includes a real-time performance analyzer, programmable external signals, a secondary port and both parallel port and USB host connections as standard equipment.
If the primary port fails or the hub on which the primary port resides loses power, the secondary port will take over transferring traffic.
The card's secondary port provides a single ISDN Basic Rate Interface (BRI) with two 64-Kbps B channels and 1 D channel.
If the primary link goes down, the product activates the secondary port within nine nanoseconds and reactivates the primary port when restored.
the DSP and a secondary port that allows the DSP to access additional