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trigger

 [trig´er]
an event that stimulates initiation of a subsequent event or process.
flow trigger a trigger for initiating assisted ventilation, consisting of a mechanism for measuring the patient's inspiratory effort and starting of assisted ventilation when flow reaches a given level.
pressure trigger a trigger for initiating assisted ventilation, consisting of a mechanism for measuring pressure and starting assisted ventilation when pressure reaches a given level.
time trigger a trigger for initiating assisted ventilation, consisting of a mechanism that measures frequency of respirations and starts assisted ventilation when the respiratory frequency is at a given point.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Treasury yields, pushed up by inflationary pressure triggered by stronger-than-expected ADP National Employment Report and rise in crude oil prices,'' a senior dealer at a Japanese bank said.