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[Charles Thomas Stent, Brit. dentist, 1845-1901]
1. Originally, a compound used in making dental molds.
2. Any material or device used to hold tissue in place, to maintain open blood vessels, or to provide a support for a graft or anastomosis while healing is taking place.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Stent." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739119/all/stent.
Stent. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739119/all/stent. Accessed May 27, 2023.
Stent. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739119/all/stent
Stent [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 May 27]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739119/all/stent.
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