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  Pacemaker



Pacemaker

    An electronic device that is surgically implanted into the patient's heart and chest to regulate heartbeat.

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Device
Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.

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The hollow, muscular organ responsible for pumping blood through the circulatory system.

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The area of the body located between the neck and the abdomen. The chest contains the lungs, the heart and part of the aorta. The walls of the chest are supported by the dorsal vertebrae, the ribs, and the sternum.



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