There are 2 definitions of stent in English:

stent1

Syllabification: stent
Pronunciation: /stent
 
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noun

Medicine
1A tubular support placed temporarily inside a blood vessel, canal, or duct 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.

Origin

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

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There are 2 definitions of stent in English:

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historical , chiefly Scottish

noun

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

verb

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Assess and charge (a person or a community) for purposes of taxation: stent the Parish of Kildaltan in the ascertained sum

Origin

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

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