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bed

 [bed]
1. a supporting structure or tissue.
2. a couch or support for the body during sleep.
bed blocks square pieces of wood placed under the legs of a bed to change its incline; frequently used when a patient is in traction.
capillary bed the capillaries of a tissue, area, or organ considered collectively, and their volume capacity.
CircOlectric bed [ser″ko-lek´trik] an electrically operated frame similar in principle to the stryker frame. It can be rotated so that the patient is in a prone, supine, or erect position; this facilitates turning of patients with severe burns, those in some types of traction, or those with various types of spinal injuries.
Clinitron bed fluidized air bed.
bed cradle a frame placed over the body of a patient in bed for application of heat or cold or for protecting injured parts from coming into contact with the bed clothes. Cradles vary in size according to their intended purpose and can be used over the entire body or over one or more of the limbs.
flotation bed a waterbed or other fluid-filled mattress that distributes body weight evenly to minimize prolonged pressure in one area; used for immobilized or burned patients to prevent pressure ulcers.
fluidized air bed a bed that minimizes pressure and distributes weight evenly over the support surface. A gentle flow of temperature-controlled air is projected upward through numerous tiny openings called ceramic microspheres. Called also Clinitron bed.
Clinitron bed or fluidized air bed. From Elkin et al., 2000.
Gatch bed a bed fitted with jointed springs, which may be adjusted to various positions.
nail bed the area of modified epidermis beneath the nail over which the nail plate slides as it grows.
Roto Rest bed trademark for an oscillating hospital bed used in the treatment of a variety of neurological conditions in which the patient must be kept still and in alignment. The bed can rock slowly back and forth, thereby preventing some hazards of immobility. The patient is kept in place with a system of belts and specially designed pillows and packs.
ROTO REST kinetic treatment table. ROTO REST is Kinetic Concepts' trademark for its oscillating bed. Courtesy of Kinetic Concepts, San Antonio, TX.
vascular bed the sum of the blood vessels supplying an organ or region.

cap·il·lar·y bed

the capillaries considered collectively and their volume capacity for blood.

capillary bed

n.
The network of capillaries in a particular area or organ of the body.

capillary bed

a capillary network.

cap·il·lar·y bed

(kap'i-lār-ē bed)
The capillaries considered collectively and their volume capacity for blood.

capillary bed

a fine network of blood CAPILLARIES which extends throughout each tissue, enabling efficient exchange of materials between cells and the blood. See ARTERIOLE and Fig. 48 .

Capillary bed

A dense network of tiny blood vessels that enables blood to fill a tissue or organ.

capillary bed

capillaries and their collective fluid volume

bed

1. a supporting structure or tissue.
2. a couch or support for the body during sleep.

bed bugs
see cimex lectularius.
capillary bed
the capillaries of a tissue, area or organ considered collectively, and their volume capacity.
nail bed
the area of modified epidermis beneath the claw, hoof or nail.
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Further branching of a simple capillary loop results in forming a more complicated capillary bed, consisting of longitudinally oriented branches interconnected by short capillary segments (Fig.
So long as tissue oxygen consumption and carbon-dioxide production remains unchanged, as is the case in the resting state, increasing blood flow through the capillary bed has the effect of reducing AV difference and, thereby, the difference between arterial and capillary pH, pC[O.
The glomerular capillary bed differs from other capillary beds in that it is
First, there are two capillary beds in series, the glomerular capillary bed and peritubular capillary bed.
The device creates a small, shallow incision in the finger that cuts more of the capillary bed without cutting too deeply.
Administration of hyaluronidase facilitates the dispersion and absorption of co-injected drugs by allowing greater capillary bed exposure.
The congenital variety occurs as a result of faulty differentiation of the primitive vessel complex with persistence of primitive arteriovenous interconnections which are normally replaced by an intervening capillary bed [2, 7].
Optase's Gel formulation acts as an effective capillary bed stimulant to promote wound healing, while serving as an occlusive barrier to protect the wound site.
INTRODUCTION: Microangiopathy in the capillary bed of retina of long standing diabetes mellitus is the most frequent single cause of blindness among adults in the age group of 20 to 75 years.
The physical force created by the magnetic field draws the arterially injected MTC-drug combination through the capillary bed wall into the targeted disease site.
In psoriasis treatment, the C-beam penetrates below the epidermal surface, through the psoriatic plaque, directly to the overdeveloped capillary bed below that supplies blood, oxygen and nutrients to the plaque from within.
Hyperbaric oxygen applied topically increases oxygen supply to the capillary bed and fibroblast, stimulating the growth of new blood vessels and collagen.