Stent vs Graft - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between stent and graft
is that stent
is a slender tube inserted into a blood vessel, a ureter or the oesophagus in order to provide support and to prevent disease-induced closure or stent
can be (archaic) an allotted portion; a stint while graft
) a small shoot or scion of a tree inserted in another tree, the stock of which is to support and nourish it the two unite and become one tree, but the graft determines the kind of fruit or graft
can be (graff
) ("canal") or graft
can be (label
) work; labor.
As verbs the difference between stent and graft
is that stent
is (archaic) to keep within limits; to restrain; to cause to stop, or cease; to stint while graft
) to insert (a graft) in a branch or stem of another tree; to propagate by insertion in another stock; also, to insert a graft upon or graft
can be to work.
Unclear. Possibly named after dentist Charles Stent.
A slender tube inserted into a blood vessel, a ureter or the oesophagus in order to provide support and to prevent disease-induced closure.
New York Times
- Tiny metal sleeves placed in arteries to keep blood flowing, stents have become such a popular quick fix for clogged coronary vessels that Americans will receive more than 1.5 million of them this year.
(archaic) An allotted portion; a stint.
, author=Annie Hamilton Donnell
, title=Rebecca Marry
, chapter=The Hundred and Oneth
, publisher=Project Gutenberg
, passage=The hundred-and-oneth stitch was my stent
, and it's done. I'm not ever going to take the hundred and twoth. I've decided.
(archaic) To keep within limits; to restrain; to cause to stop, or cease; to stint.
(archaic) To stint; to stop; to cease.
- Yet n'ould she stent / Her bitter railing and foule revilement.
From (etyl) graffe, from (etyl) ; probably akin to English carve. So named from the resemblance of a scion or shoot to a pointed pencil. Compare graphic, grammar.
(label) A small shoot or scion of a tree inserted in another tree, the stock of which is to support and nourish it. The two unite and become one tree, but the graft determines the kind of fruit.
(label) A branch or portion of a tree growing from such a shoot.
A portion of living tissue used in the operation of autoplasty.
(label) To insert (a graft) in a branch or stem of another tree; to propagate by insertion in another stock; also, to insert a graft upon.
To implant a portion of (living flesh or akin) in a lesion so as to form an organic union.
(label) To join (one thing) to another as if by grafting, so as to bring about a close union.
To cover, as a ring bolt, block strap, splicing, etc., with a weaving of small cord or rope-yarns.
(label) To insert scions (grafts) from one tree, or kind of tree, etc., into another; to practice grafting.
- 1717 Eloisa to Abelard. And graft my love immortal on thy fame! —
The depth of the blade of a digging tool such as a spade or shovel.
A narrow spade used in digging drainage trenches.
* grafting tool
Probably from Etymology 2
(label) Work; labor
(label) A job or trade.
Effort needed for doing hard work.
A criminal's special branch of practice
(label) Illicit profit by corrupt means, especially in public life.
(label) Corruption in official life.
(label) A con job.
A cut of the take (money).
A bribe, especially on an ongoing basis.
To obtain illegal gain from bribery of similar corrupt practices.
* grafter ("grifter")
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