diaphragm

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Synonyms for diaphragm

a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens

(anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities

a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plastic

electro-acoustic transducer that vibrates to receive or produce sound waves

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Two tenders for the supply of (a) non-return valves, diaphram valves & safety valves, also (b) carbon steel pipes & fittings.
Or the sideache may be due to spasms in the diaphram (DIE-uh-fram), the breathing muscle just below the ribs.
He spent six weeks in The Royal Victoria Hospital with a ruptured spleen and diaphram, collapsed lung and a broken leg and chin.
When she corrected pirouettes, Adkins asked students to pull up the muscles of their upper bodies: "You must feel a sword running straight through your diaphram in the front to the back bone," she said.
As the baby passes through the vagina, it receives chest compressions to induce pressure within the heart, circulatory system, lungs, and diaphram that remove the fluids.
Diaphram use reduced the instance of these STDs by 65%, 71% and 72%, respectively.
You should shoot at no animal beyond the distance at which you can reliably place your bullet well within its vital zone, ahead of the diaphram, in the head or chest.
Tenders are invited for supply of ci diaphram gm ss and butter fly valves (make kirloskar/venus/kartar/puri/amba prasad jain)