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Medical devices

Any instrument, appliance or machine that facilitates the prevention,diagnosis and treatment of illness, physical or mental injury, by a medical professional.

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Biotechnology; Biochemistry

"a manual usually accompanying a technical device and explaining how to install or operate it" Essential Requirements - Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC - Annex I, 13.1: Each ...


Biotechnology; Biochemistry

description a statement presenting something in words, from verb describe


Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

An area of tissue that has healed after tissue destruction has occurred. It is electrically inactive. Electrically inactive tissue cannot transmit electrical signals.


Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

The monitoring function of an implanted pacemaker or defibrillator system that allows the device to detect the heart's natural electrical activity.


Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

The part of an implanted system that detects the body's need for a different heart rate. The system uses sensor information to provide the proper heart rate.


Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

The muscular wall that separates the left and right sides of the heart.

sick sinus syndrome

Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

A term used to describe abnormalities of the S-A node, the heart's natural pacemaker. These abnormalities may result in slow, fast, and/or irregular heart rates or sinus arrest.