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generator

 [jen´ĕ-ra″tor]
1. something that produces or causes to exist.
2. a machine that converts mechanical to electrical energy.
pulse generator the power source for an artificial pacemaker, usually powered by a long-lasting lithium battery and a microprocessor chip with appropriate electronic components to regulate the output of the battery; it supplies impulses to the implanted electrodes, either at a fixed rate or in a programmed pattern.

pulse gen·er·a·tor

a device that produces an electrical discharge with a regular or rhythmic waveform in which the electromotive force varies in a specific pattern in relation to time; for example, in an electronic pacemaker, it produces an electric discharge at regular intervals, and these intervals may be modified by a sensory circuit that can reset the time-base for subsequent discharge on the basis of other electrical activity, such as that produced by spontaneous cardiac beating.

pulse generator

Pacemaker Cardiac pacing The part of the pacing system that produces periodic electrical pulse and contains the power supply and electronic circuit. See Pacemaker.

pulse gen·er·a·tor

(pŭls jen'ĕr-ā-tŏr)
A device that produces an electric discharge with a regular or rhythmic wave form in which the electromotive force varies in a specific pattern in relation to time; e.g., in an electronic pacemaker, it produces an electric discharge at regular intervals, and these intervals may be modified by a sensory circuit that can reset the time-base for subsequent discharge on the basis of other electrical activity, such as that produced by spontaneous cardiac beating.
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Pacemaker systems have pulse generators, which produce electrical impulses.
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