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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH stentstent , stint
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Currently, physicians treating someone with a blood clot in the brain insert a catheter into an artery, guide it to the affected area, and remove the clot with suction or a stent.
They’re used in medicine, too, for high-precision eye surgeries and for forging tiny stents.When light flashes for a quintillionth of a second, things get weird|Rahul Rao|November 8, 2021|Popular-Science
I now had a stent in my main artery, which had been 95 percent blocked.Food was my life — until a heart attack at 41 almost killed me|Rob Petrone|March 3, 2021|Washington Post
High-quality scientific studies show that stents in stable patients neither save more lives nor reduce the odds of a heart attack any more effectively than simply taking heart medicine and making lifestyle changes.My cancer might be back—and I wonder if unnecessary radiation caused it in the first place|jakemeth|September 22, 2020|Fortune
This can lead to the very heart attack that placing the stent was trying to prevent.
Leno asked about his recent cardiovascular surgery in which doctors installed a stent to open up a clogged artery.
The 67-year-old former president had a heart stent placed this week.George Bush Gets a Heart Stent—and a Close Brush With Our Broken Health-Care System|Kent Sepkowitz|August 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In December, he underwent a coronary stent procedure to clear a blocked artery.
Yet the number of angioplasties and stent placements performed has increased, not decreased.The Real Fight Over Health Care Should Be Against Diabetes and Obesity|Mark Hyman, MD|March 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Nan was sitting at the window inside, knitting her stent on a blue stocking.The Pot of Gold|Mary E. Wilkins
Stentor, stent′or, n. a very loud-voiced herald in the Iliad, hence any person with a remarkably loud voice: the ursine howler.
You fooled 'way so much time out in the orcha'd this evenin' thet yer stent hain't nigh done.Crestlands|Mary Addams Bayne
How did the word stint, on American lips, first convert itself into stent and then into stunt?The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
Young Stephen boldly called upon Mrs. Stent to protest against the sentence.The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I.|Sir Leslie Stephen