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hot lab

Medspeak-UK
A term of art referring to a clinical laboratory at an NHS hospital trust (UK) that generates results—e.g., chemical and haematologic values from a specimen—in less than four hours.

Microbiology 
A facility that performs diagnostics and/or research on Hazard Group 3 and Hazard Group 4 pathogens.

Nuclear medicine
A lab in which radiopharmaceuticals or radioactive diagnostic tracers are prepared.
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"Armenia will unlikely to be able to use this fuel for other purposes, as hot laboratory and specialized robotic technologies are required for processing."
Six tenders for the supply of (a) instruments, machines & endoscopes for the Maternity Div., (b) six heart strokes regulators, (c) machines for the Urology Surgery, (d) instruments for the hot laboratory for the active elements unit, (e) heart & chest surgery machines, also (f) brain & nerves surgery machines.
Gallagher and his colleagues directed a series of laser pulses into a jet of lithium atoms streaming from a hot laboratory oven.
Five tenders for the supply of (a) medical instruments for the Blood Bank, (b) instruments to handle pressures of the vertebral column to the Roheuma Division, (c) a hot laboratory for the Cardiac Division, (d) a computer aided instrument to test urine dynamics, (e) instruments for the Nerves Division including a video aided brain plotter & a muscles' plotter.