Origin of stent
Examples from the Web for stent
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.
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
I found myself alone, and saw the people on the other side of the pit running off, Stent among them.The War of the Worlds|H. G. Wells
Nan was sitting at the window inside, knitting her stent on a blue stocking.The Pot of Gold|Mary E. Wilkins
Stent soon had to go to sea, but suggested an ingenious arrangement for the future.The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I.|Sir Leslie Stephen
The time that the farm-boy gets for his own is usually at the end of a stent.Being a Boy|Charles Dudley Warner
If she were not playing, she had to sew or study or dust, or read a stent in a story-book.The Green Door|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for stent
Word Origin for stent
Word Origin and History for stent
"tube implanted temporarily," 1964, named for Charles T. Stent (1807-1885), English dentist.