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Groundbreaking 3D-Printed Device Saves Baby's Life
2013-05-23 11:23:56

Using 3-D printing technology and a little ingenuity, doctors at the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children's Hospital were able to help an infant with a collapsed bronchus to breathe by constructing a life-saving device.


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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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