intra-aortic balloon device
An inflatable balloon placed into the descending aorta to assist the heart in pumping blood.
Inter- vs Intra-What’s the difference between the interstate highway and the intrastate highway? Inter- is a prefix that means between two groups, and intra- is a prefix which means within or inside one group. Inter- and intra- are both prefixes, which are groups of letters that are placed at the beginning of a word in order to change its meaning. Inter- Inter- is a common prefix that …
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- intra muros,
- intra vires,
- intra vitam,
- intra-aortic balloon pump,
- intra-atrial block,
- intra-atrial conduction
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