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Circuit

A territorial or geographical division of a country or state.

A circuit is the judicial territory over which a court has the jurisdiction to hear cases.

circuit

noun ambit, area, arrondissement, bounds, confines, district, domain, dominion, exclusive area, extent, field, hemisphere, jurisdiction, land, locus, orbis, orbit, pale, part, place, precinct, province, quarter, range, realm, region, section, site, situs, sphere, territory, zone
Associated concepts: circuit court, circuit court of appeals, circuit judge, circuit officers, judicial circuits, riding circuit
See also: bench, boundary, circulate, circumscribe, contour, cycle, detour, district, encompass, extent, gamut, outline, periphery, province, region, scope, sphere, territory

circuit

a periodical journey made to an area by judges. The regularity of the practice led to the administrative divisions of the English court service being described as circuits. The Scottish High Court of Justiciary still sits on circuit around Scotland.
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T], and calculated the gas volume increase of the breathing circuit using three different types of mechanical ventilators with or without compensatory functions to conserve actual [V.
During the first use of this reservoir bag in our operating theatre, we noticed a slightly looser connection of its plain neck to the connector, but there was no significant leak from any part of the breathing circuit or anaesthesia machine when we performed our routine pre-use check.
Jeri Eiserman, RRT, Director of Clinical Support for Teleflex Medical, said, "One of the challenges to delivering optimal humidity is the accumulation of condensation in the breathing circuit which can have negative implications on patient and provider safety as well as the integrity of the ventilator equipment.
In the event of a complete loss of supply gases, the patient would have to be disconnected from the breathing circuit and ventilated manually.
In theory, every time you open or break a breathing circuit the potential for cross-contamination exists.
Its initial products were developed for the medical market: the Vapor Isolation Valve[TM] and RespAide[R] CPR Isolation Mask used for resuscitation of respiratory/cardiac arrest cases; and the 2H Breathing Circuit Filter for ventilators, respirators and anesthesia circuitry.
Its initial products were developed for the medical market: the Vapor Isolation Valve(TM) and RespAide(R) CPR Isolation Mask used for resuscitation of respiratory/cardiac arrest cases; and the 2H Breathing Circuit Filter for ventilators, respirators and anesthesia circuitry.
Indiana-based King Systems manufactures disposable airway management products, including face masks, breathing circuits and laryngeal tubes.
The chapters on equipment essentially cover those pieces of apparatus which we use daily such as pulse oximetry, breathing circuits and depth of anaesthesia monitoring devices.
In breath drying applications, such as capnography and anaesthesia monitoring, Nafion's antibacterial properties reduce the risk of biological growth in sample lines, breathing circuits and within instruments.
Hsiner designs and manufactures medical devices used in breathing circuits, anesthesia circuits, respiratory care, critical care and emergency medical services.
a leading manufacturer of humidification systems, breathing circuits and patient interfaces, is pleased to announce the launch of a new Non-vented, Non-Invasive full face mask.