shunt

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Synonyms for shunt

a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another

a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current

implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber

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transfer to another track, of trains

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provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt

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In 2005, Cytograft reported success with its first attempt at dialysis shunts using patients' own skin.