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connector

 [kŏ-nek´ter]
1. anything serving as a link between two separate objects or units.
2. in electrocardiography, an insulated connection between the lead wires and the pulse generator, usually of the pin-and-socket type.
neutral connector in electrocardiography, one of the flat blades of the standard three-pin wall receptacle that provides a return path for the electrical current.
Y-connector see Y-connector.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

con·nec·tor

(kŏ-nek'tŏr, -tōr),
In dentistry, a part of a partial denture that unites its components.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

con·nec·tor

(kŏ-nek'tŏr)
dentistry A part of a partial denture that unites its components.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

con·nec·tor

(kŏ-nek'tŏr)
In dentistry, part of a partial denture that unites its components.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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