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Search Results for: shunt

Arteriovenous shunt

Definition noun A passageway between an artery and vein, which may be congenital, surgically joined (as in for hemodialysis... Read More


shunt 1. To turn to one side, to divert, to bypass. 2. (Science: cardiology) A passage or anastomosis between two natural... Read More


Complications of ventriculo-peritoneal shunt (Science: radiology) Kinking, interruption, exit from peritoneal cavity with... Read More

Pentose phosphate pathway

Definition noun (biochemistry) A glucose metabolic pathway in which five-carbon sugars (pentoses) and NADPH are synthesized... Read More


Bypass 1. A shunt or auxiliary flow. 2. (Science: surgery) to create new flow from one structure to another through a... Read More


Definition adjective (1) (anatomy) Characterized by being far from the point of anatomical reference. (2) (anatomy) Being... Read More


TIPS Acronym for transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic... Read More


Definition noun, plural: hexoses A six-carbon monosaccharide Supplement Monosaccharides are the simplest form of... Read More

Robison ester

Robison ester --> d-glucose-6-phosphate A key intermediate in glycolysis, glycogenolysis, pentose phosphate shunt, etc.;... Read More