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14:32 Dec 28, 2016
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Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals
English term or phrase: lumen
Hola a todos, tengo una consulta sobre una patente sobre "Circular stapler with increased *lumen* diameter".
"...stapling together a pair of tubular tissue sections while maximizing a resultant internal *lumen* formed between the pair of tubular tissue sections."

Lumen he encontrado que lo dejan igual puede ser? Se refiere a la luz?
María Salle
Local time: 15:41

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4 +1luz

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8 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1

"En Biología, el lumen (del latín lūmen, abertura o luz), usualmente denominado luz , es el espacio interior de una estructura tubular, como en una arteria o intestino.

Por extensión, el lumen puede ser también el espacio interno de un componente o estructura celular, como el retículo endoplasmático"


-El interior de un vaso, es decir, el espacio central de una arteria o vena por el cual fluye la sangre. A menudo se denomina luz del vaso.
-El interior del tracto gastrointestinal (luz gástrica, lumen duodenal, etc.).
-Las vías bronquiales de los pulmones.
-El interior de los ductos urinarios.
-El paso de la vagina.
-Dentro de una célula, el espacio de la membrana interna de un tilacoide, retículo endoplasmático, aparato de Golgi, lisosoma, mitocondria o microtúbulo.

¡Mucha suerte!


Local time: 15:41
Native speaker of: Spanish
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Asker: Muchas gracias!

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agree  Mónica Algazi
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