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Interventional medicine See Pigtail catheter
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

(pig′tal″)
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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Manufacturing Technology of Patch Cord: This chapter is mainly divided into three major parts as Development, Analysis and Trends of Patch Cord Manufacturing Technology.
VERICOM also offers a wide range of CAT5E U/UTP Non-Booted Patch Cords and CAT6 U/UTP Non-Booted Patch Cords in a number of different colors for those installations that require high quality, non-booted patch cords for ease of use and installation.
In addition to serving R&M customers across the Middle East and Africa, the assembly will supply patch cords to countries in the Asia Pacific region including India, China, Japan, Singapore and Australia.
Patch cords, which are also vital for office cabling, are most widely used for connecting endpoint devices such as laptops, telephones and desktops to wall outlets, or in the interconnection of network equipments like port switches and servers.
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By recessing the ports three inches back from the mounting plane, these panels ensure the ability to maintain proper patch cord bend radius in close quarters.
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