pacemaker

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Related to artificial cardiac pacemaker: dual chamber pacemaker, single chamber 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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Pacemakers: An in-Depth Evaluation II-25 A Historical Review of Pacemaker Origin II-25 Pros and Cons of Implantable Pacemakers II-27 Pacemaker Failure - An Unavoidable Risk II-27 Working of an Artificial Cardiac Pacemaker II-27 Implantation Procedure II-28 Complex Functions of Pacemaker II-29 Information Storage in Pacemakers II-30 Pacing Modes.
The wireless technology is currently in wide use for near-field purposes such as charging handheld devices and implantable medical devices like artificial cardiac pacemakers or electric vehicles.
Longer-lived disposable batteries are in demand for applications such as such as artificial cardiac pacemakers, radiofrequency identification devices, remote keyless system, and sensors, where replacing or recharging a battery is not possible or desirable.