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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; A conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current;

Usage examples (36)
  • His heart problems resulted in a shunt.
  • An arteriovenus shunt
  • A shunt is the process of turning aside or moving to an alternate course, a bypass.
  • "There's a good chance she is not going to need a shunt, which is a permanent version." for more
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