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stopcock

 [stop´kok]
a valve that regulates the flow of fluid through a tube.
Stopcock.
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stopcock

a valve or turning plug that controls the flow of fluid from a container through a tube. A three-way stopcock can be used on IV tubing to turn off one solution and turn on another.

stop·cock

(stopkok)
A valve used to regulate flow of liquids or gases.

stopcock

a valve that regulates the flow of fluid through a tube.
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Make sure you know where your stopcock is so you can turn it off quickly in an emergency and prevent a potential flood.
Therefore, regardless of the position of the stopcock or the level of the transducer (relative to the foramen of Monro), the bedside telemetry monitor will send a value to the EMR.
A stopcock regulates the flow of cold water that supplies the house - and it is vital to know where it is located for an emergency, as shutting off the water supply could save money and prevent the destruction of treasured possessions if a pipe were to burst.
Find out where the main stopCOCK for your home is - this may help reduce the amount of damage in an emergency.
So her maid reached for the stopcock when plumbers tried to drain a faulty radiator recently.
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The first stopcock has a standard infusion set connected to a normal saline vacolitre; a 60 ml syringe is connected to the second stopcock; and the third stopcock is connected to a pressure transducer.
Nash arrives to find water gushing out and goes down to the cellar in search of a stopcock - where a face from the past confronts him.
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Step-by-step procedures for instilling a thrombolytic agent are provided for the following three negative pressure approaches: (a) three-way stopcock and two syringes (see Table 2), (b) two syringes (no stopcock) (see Table 3), and (c) single syringe (see Table 4) (Genetech, Inc.
With the stopcock open and the barrel removed, the only thing holding the water in the syringe is tissue blocking the needle tip.