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something, as a machine, devised for a particular function

something invented

an element or a component in a decorative composition

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an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

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something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

any ornamental pattern or design (as in embroidery)

an emblematic design (especially in heraldry)

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Physical therapy in the intensive care unit in a patient with biventricular assist device.
Sentara's highly trained heart specialists first implanted a biventricular assist device (biVAD) to keep blood pumping while they assessed Jack's condition.
1) These devices are used for bridging to heart transplantation and implanted to the patient as left ventricular assist device (LVAD) or biventricular assist device (BIVAD) also known as total artificial heart.
Talton says "The biventricular assist device is often referred to as a 'bridge to transplant because it can sustain a patterns weakened heart while waiting for a transplant.
If the CorAide LVAD can be modified and used as an RVAD, the resulting CorAide biventricular assist device would be an ideal system, for patients who need additional support for their LVAD to function properly," Dr.