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Transfusion medicine Spaghetti A regionally popular term for plastic tubes clamped off at 5-cm intervals and connected to transfusion bags, and used for serological testing, in order to determine donor-recipient compatibility before transfusion

pigtail

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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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"I started searching and when I found Pigtails & Crewcuts, I was fascinated by the experience it brings to families and kids," Taylor said.
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Herbert Ford, director of the Pitcairn Islands Study Centre at Pacific Union College in California, where the pigtails are displayed, said the potential proof was "extremely exciting" and would be "solid evidence" of the men having been on Pitcairn.
So get a grip ladies, unless you are measuring me for a wedding dress, bra or coffin, do not look me up and down, it's just not sisterly (and your pigtails couldn't take the pressure).
Products include pigtails available as single, 6 piece and
* Braid two pigtails, then pull 'em up to create a crown and pin.
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.
Standard versions include 2 in (one M12 pigtail), 2 in (two M12 pigtails), 2 in (two M8 pigtails), 2 in/1 out (two M12 pigtails), and 2 out (two pigtails).
These high-output LED lights are fitted with dual pigtails with Deutsch connectors to provide secure wiring connections, and have an IP68-rated waterproof housing and unbreakable polycarbonate lens to withstand abusive conditions and handling.
Instead, use wire connectors to connect the neutral, hot and ground wires along with 6-in.-long "pigtails." Then connect the pigtails to the outlet.
Barbara is the author of a number of best-selling books, including If You Don't Have Big Breasts, Put Ribbons on Your Pigtails, as well as Nextville, Amazing Places to Live Your Life.
At least one historian has speculated that Wilkinson's decision to end the wearing of long hair in powdered queues, clubs, and other types of pigtails was motivated by a desire to curry favor with then-President Thomas Jefferson, who wore his own hair short and not powdered.