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intr. & tr.v. de·flect·ed, de·flect·ing, de·flects
To turn aside or cause to turn aside; bend or deviate.

[Latin dēflectere : dē-, de- + flectere, to bend.]

de·flect′a·ble adj.
de·flec′tive adj.
de·flec′tor n.


able to be deflected
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Tenders are invited for procurement of deflectable radio frequency ablation catheter with connector (4mm) assorted curves (pvms no-28060610)for department of cardiology
A 6-French octapolar deflectable catheter was deployed in the left atrial appendage via the right femoral vein for activation reference.
Martin, "Split Ring Resonators (SRRs) based on Micro-Electro-Mechanical deflectable cantilever-type rings: Application to tunable stopband filters," Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, Vol.
The recent developments of small-calibre semi-rigid and flexible deflectable ureteroscopes and of diminutive intracorporeal lithotripsy probes have made retrograde access to urinary calculi throughout the entire ureter more feasible and less risky.
Its deflectable atraumatic distal tip can be angled up to 90 degrees, providing physicians with control and precision.
Olympus' EndoEYE is a deflectable video laparoscope that combines a distally-mounted video chip with an advanced flexible tip design, providing a complete view from multiple angles to visually capture the desired location head-on, from above or behind.
An in-mold shrinkage sensor having a deflectable diaphragm under melt pressure instrumented with strain gages connected in a full bridge circuit is designed and validated.
This unique deflectable implant tool was used to place two MyoPore(R) sutureless bipolar epicardial leads, also manufactured by Enpath, on the left ventricle of a patient in completing the left ventricular lead segment of her cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) system.
Its underground joints are deflectable, allowing routing with minimal fittings; it can be cut to size in the field and is easily tapped.