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This is an automatic device for slowly discharging the contents of a syringe through a cannula into a vein. It is normally a simple electromechanical device, often employing a stepping motor to drive a gearbox coupled to a worm drive which drives the plunger of a syringe. It is often called an infusion pump or syringe pump.
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