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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; OBGYN equipment

A hollow flexible tube that is passed into the body. In IVF, a special catheter is used to transfer fertilised embryos into the uterus.

adnexal mass

Medical devices; OBGYN equipment

A mass in the area of the Fallopian tube or ovary.

abortion, habitual

Medical devices; OBGYN equipment

A term referring to a condition where a woman has had three or more miscarriages.

abortion, incomplete

Medical devices; OBGYN equipment

An abortion after which some tissue remains inside the uterus. A D&C must be performed to remove the tissue and prevent complications.

abortion, missed

Medical devices; OBGYN equipment

An abortion where the fetus dies in the uterus but there is no bleeding or cramping. A D&C will be needed to remove the fetal remains and prevent complications.