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Introduction: Pump

Description of Pump

Pump: A device that is used to give a controlled amount of a liquid at a specific rate. For example, pumps are used to give drugs (such as chemotherapy or pain medicine) or nutrients
Source: National Institute of Health

Pump: the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions pump blood through the body; "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly".
Source: WordNet 2.1

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  • internal organ,viscus
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

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