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grommet

 [grom´et]
a tube inserted through the tympanic membrane for drainage of the middle ear.

grommet

See Tympanostomy tube.

grommet

A tube, shaped so as to be retained in a hole, being narrower in the centre than at the ends. Tiny plastic grommets are used to secure and maintain drainage of the middle ear, through the eardrum, in cases of ‘glue ear’ (secretory OTITIS MEDIA).
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Insert the lower grommet piece through the hole to check the fit.
Pre Qualification: Grommet with washer 18 mm dia participation through https ofbeproc.gov.in Eligibility Criteria : GROMMET WITH WASHER 18 MM DIA participation through https ofbeproc.gov.in Document Purchase Start date : 28 Jun 2019 Document Purchase End date : 18 Jul 2019 Opening date : 18 Jul 2019
Group 2 underwent myringotomy and grommet insertion and Group 3 underwent myringotomy and grommet insertion along with adenoidectomy or adenotonsillectomy.
"We were determined to create a place that would uncover the most innovative products and tell their stories, and that's what we did with The Grommet," Pieri says.
Jules Pieri and Joanne Domeniconi, co-founders of The Grommet, have launched more than 2,500 products since they began their e-commerce site in 2008, counting items such as S'well reusable water bottles, SodaStream beverage makers and FitBit activity trackers among their introductions.
With the grommet under test installed in the test plenum, supply air was throttled so as to admit just enough air to the plenum to result in static pressurization of 0.05 in.
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Its goal is to "bring meaningful products to market, make it easy for [consumers] to get the whole story, and to purchase products that align with their values," says Tori Tait, senior community manager for The Grommet. For every 150 pitches The Grommet receives, only one product is selected and, ultimately, featured on-site per day for purchase.
This child's granny is a grommet, together with her friends she dons her wetsuit and enjoys the sea and the surf.
If children have repeated bouts of glue ear, grommet surgery is a quick and painless solution.