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stopcock

 [stop´kok]
a valve that regulates the flow of fluid through a tube.
Stopcock.
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stop·cock

(stopkok)
A valve used to regulate flow of liquids or gases.
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* A closed system to prevent contaminants from penetrating into the stopcock fluid path, reduces the risk of bloodstream infections (DSS).
Procedure for measurement of IAP via a urinary catheter using a water manometer and single stopcock 1.
The three-way stopcocks are supplied in an individual sterile pack, and can be sterilized with ethylene oxide or gamma rays.
The few seconds that the stopcock is turned to drain is often not much longer than the zeroing of transducers that is routinely done with all invasive monitoring.
"I'm certain people have got wind of the fact that copper is growing in value and have been taking taps, standpipes and stopcocks, that sort of thing," he said.
The Security Cap for natural gas stopcocks Model A fits most 1-inch to 1 1/4-inch with the new "universal slot sizes" and Model B fits most 1 1/2-inch to 2-inch stopcocks.
The 5 MFR material is aimed at dialysis parts, stopcocks, luers, and other intricate devices.
The most highly stressed components of an infusion system are its three-way stopcocks and manifolds; the material for these must exhibit excellent stress-crack resistance when in contact with lipid emulsions and high dimensional stability to ensure that tube connections remain permanently secure.
The Sure Stop water switch is designed to replace traditional stopcocks, which can be hard to locate and turn on and off.
Qosina is a supplier of disposable components to the medical and pharmaceutical industries, including connectors, luers, caps, clamps, forceps, clips, valves, needle hubs, stopcocks, hemostasis valves, tuohy borst adapters, swabs, spikes, and tubing.
Turn your stopcocks off and on a couple of times to be sure they're working properly and won't be a problem in an emergency.
The TrueView Direct autoclavable camera system provides single-hand control of all user interfaces, allowing the scope holding hand full control over image rotation by 180 degrees, all three remote switches and even both stopcocks. This helps to make arthroscopy seamless as the other hand can now remain on the shaver or ablation device throughout the entire case.