Hay 2 definiciones de stent en inglés:

stent1

Saltos de línea: stent
Pronunciación: /stɛnt
 
/

sustantivo

  • 1 Medicine A splint placed temporarily inside a duct, canal, or blood vessel to aid healing or relieve an obstruction.
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    • Research has focused on developing methods to reduce or eliminate the potential for restenosis, including drug-eluting stents and radiation therapy.
    • Complications, however, included migration of the stent, occlusion of the stent and obstructions of the cystic duct.
    • A ureteral stent was placed to relieve the obstruction.
  • 1.1An impression or cast of a part or body cavity, used to maintain pressure so as to promote healing, especially of a skin graft.
  • 2 [mass noun] (also Stents) • trademark A substance used in dentistry for taking impressions of the teeth.

Origen

late 19th century: from the name of Charles T. Stent (1807–85), English dentist. The sense 'splint' dates from the 1960s.

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Palabra del día milord
Pronunciación: mɪˈlɔːd
noun
used to address an English nobleman

Hay 2 definiciones de stent en inglés:

stent2

Saltos de línea: stent
Pronunciación: /stɛnt
 
/
historical , chiefly Scottish

sustantivo

  • 1An assessment of property made for purposes of taxation: [as modifier]: it was recorded in the stent book
  • 1.1The amount or value assessed; a tax: the next stent is to pay 5 sterling to Allexr

verbo

[with object] Volver al principio  
  • Assess and charge (a person or a community) for purposes of taxation: stent the Parish of Kildaltan in the ascertained sum

Origen

Middle English: from Old French estente 'valuation', related to Anglo-Norman French extente (see extent).

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Palabra del día milord
Pronunciación: mɪˈlɔːd
noun
used to address an English nobleman