pump-oxygenator pump-ox·y·gen·a·tor (pŭmp-ŏk’sĭ-jə-nā’tər)
A mechanical device that can substitute for both the heart and lungs during open-heart surgery.
noun 1. the spending of government funds in commercial enterprises, to stimulate the national economy. noun 1. the act or process of introducing fluid into a pump to improve the sealing of the pump parts on starting and to expel air from it 2. (US) government expenditure designed to stimulate economic activity in stagnant or […]
noun 1. a room at a spa for drinking mineral waters. noun 1. a building or room at a spa in which the water from a mineral spring may be drunk
- Pump ship
verb phrase To urinate: The Duke of Wellington’s most cogent advice was ”Never lose an opportunity to pump ship” (1788+)
[poo-nah] /ˈpu nɑ/ noun 1. a high, cold, arid plateau, as in the Peruvian Andes. 2. Pathology. . /ˈpuna/ noun 1. a high cold dry plateau, esp in the Andes 2. another name for mountain sickness