extracorporeal circulation n.
Circulation of the blood outside the body, as through a heart-lung machine or artificial kidney.
noun, Cricket. 1. the position of a fielder between mid off and cover point. 2. the fielder occupying this position. noun 1. (cricket) a fielding position between cover and mid-off
[verb ik-strakt or especially for 5, ek-strakt; noun ek-strakt] /verb ɪkˈstrækt or especially for 5, ˈɛk strækt; noun ˈɛk strækt/ verb (used with object) 1. to get, pull, or draw out, usually with special effort, skill, or force: to extract a tooth. 2. to deduce (a doctrine, principle, interpretation, etc.): He extracted a completely personal […]
- External iliac vein
external iliac vein n. A continuation of the femoral vein above the inguinal ligament, uniting with the internal iliac vein to form the common iliac vein.
noun, Anatomy. 1. (def 2). noun, Anatomy. 1. Also called common iliac artery. either of two large arteries that conduct blood to the pelvis and the legs. 2. Also called external iliac artery. the outer branch of an iliac artery that becomes the femoral artery. 3. Also called hypogastric artery, internal iliac artery. the inner […]