pacemaker

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Synonyms for pacemaker

a leading instance in its field

a specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat

an implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural cardiac pacemaker

a horse used to set the pace in racing

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Other techniques on offer included a gastric pacemaker - called Gastropace - which stimulates the stomach with electric currents.
They also claim a gastric pacemaker, or Gastropace, which stimulates the stomach using electric currents, is 'experimental' and should not be available to the paying public.
OTCBB: PHLI), a nutrition technology company, announced the launch of SATIATRIM, a natural gastric pacemaker that reduces appetite.
Finally, that summer, doctors diagnosed Laura as having gastroparesis and she was offered a temporary gastric pacemaker.
Also, unlike implantation of a gastric pacemaker, sleeve gastrectomy leaves no foreign object in the body and does not require battery changes.