stopcock


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stopcock

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

(stopkok)
A valve used to regulate flow of liquids or gases.
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(10,11) Subjects with continuous drainage are disadvantaged for ICP monitoring because the stopcock is open, and when the stopcock is open, the ICP is inaccurate.
* Silver ions embedded in the Marvelous stopcock to provide 3 layers of protection (TSS).
A 'ramp' consisting of 3 stopcocks in-line is inserted in the drainage tubing connected to a Foley urinary catheter.
First of all, make sure you know where the stopcocks are.
stopcock to enter the patient's appendectomy wound as well as the failure to diagnose and treat the problems caused by the stopcock, was clear evidence of negligence.
Qosina announces the addition of 12 new stopcocks to its existing selection of bulk, non-sterile components.
It's like a dripping tap, but much louder and in this case, there's no stopcock to switch off.
ONE IN FOUR 'HAVE NEVER LOOKED FOR THE STOPCOCK' A QUARTER (25%) of people have never tried to locate their stopcock, according to research from Direct Line Home Insurance.
QOSINA has added two hemostasis valves with sideport tubing connection to a stopcock. The valves feature a closed seal, which eliminates the need for manual rotation, for items sized 0 to 9 FR (0 to 0.118") in diameter.
ARE -HH HH-Water gushing everywhere All I could do was stand and stare The stopcock I could not reach Help I need I do beseech A call for help to repair Was put on hold to my despair All I could do was stand and cry But my priority was getting dry In the bedroom I went and fell All I could say was "Bloody Hell" An emergency call I had to send Care call came to save and mend My saviours said I could not stay But we will help you if we may They got on the phone and called around Until a care home they had found To Mandale House I have come And this is now my happy home Everyone here is helpful and kind That has given me peace of mind!
The court heard Miss Shaw, 22, was advised by her mother to turn off the stopcock, inside a cupboard, when she found flooding in her West Bromwich flat.
"My final tip is to make sure you know where in your home the stopcock can be turned off.