the cuffed or tunnelled line and the reservoir long line that ends in a rubber bulb or reservoir.
The possible complications of a central venous line include air in the chest (pneumothorax) due to a punctured lung, bleeding in the chest (hemothorax), fluid in the chest (hydrothorax), ble4eding into or under the skin (hematoma) and infection. If the line becomes disconnected, air may enter the blood and cause problems with breathing or a stroke.
A central venous line is also called a central venous catheter. Sometimes, the “venous” is omitted and it is called a central line or central catheter.
- Line, germ
A sequence of cells, each descended from earlier cells in the lineage, which will develop into new sperm and egg cells for the next generation.
Having to do with the tongue.
- Lingual gyrus
An area in the occipital lobe, the visual processing center in the brain. The lingual gyrus extends to the temporal lobe of the brain. A stroke damaging the lingual gyrus reportedly can cause a loss of dreaming, suggesting that the lingual gyrus plays a key role in generating or recalling dreams. The lingual gyrus is […]
- Lining, uterine
The inner layer of the uterus (womb); the cells that line the womb; anatomically termed the endometrium. This tissue is normally shed monthly in response to the hormonal changes of the menstrual period.
The tendency for genes to be inherited together as a package because of their location near one another on the same chromosome.