TITLE

reservoir

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1881
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "reservoir" is presented. It refers to a place or cavity for storage. It also refers to a device used to retrieve autologous blood lost by patients as they undergo cardiovascular surgery.
ACCESSION #
21243921

 

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