early 20th-century German instrument maker.
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German instrument maker, d. 1883.
Luer curette
Luer forceps
Luer needle
Luer reconstruction plate
Luer retractor
Luer rongeur
Luer scoop
Luer speculum
Luer suction cannula adapter
Luer syringe - a glass syringe used for hypodermic and intravenous purposes. Synonym(s): Luer-Lok syringe
Luer tracheal cannula
Luer tube
Luer-Lok syringe - Synonym(s): Luer syringe
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These extension lines have a bonded polycarbonate female luer lock inlet and either a rotating or fixed male luer outlet.
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Nordson Medical's luer activated valves, clear swabable valves, and valved male luers feature higher flow rates, low priming volumes, and a straight-through design.
The SMC is a twist-to-connect coupling that provides a reliable and more secure alternative to traditional luer-type connections, and will not mate to a standard luer. The design allows for tubing to rotate freely when connected to the inline hose barb.
They are offered as an alternative to Luer fittings, a standard tubing connector prevalent in medical devices, largely due to its ease of use and affordability.
Another 20-mm adapter has a polyacrylate 15-micron filter, which removes particulates within the transfer medium, and a female luer lock.
* Easy to use: Luer lock connection allows compatibility with all Luer-fitted syringes.
Equipped with a HDPE rotating male Luer lock that reduces tube kinks, and enables full rotation, the stopcocks have two female Luer locks that mate with any ISO-594 standard connection.
Various tip styles, including male and female luer locks, rotating male luer locks, male luer slips, catheter tips, curved tips and eccentric tips for applications such as collection, dispensing, irrigation, loss of resistance and negative pressure, are available.
Featuring a connector made of biocompatible materials (polycarbonate, silicone and polyisoprene), a needleless female luer port and male luer slip, injection site 80189 is equipped with a luer-activated valve that allows any standard male luer to open the connection.
The ABS male luer and PVC female luer are bonded on the tubing ends.