Meaning of peristaltic pump in English:

peristaltic pump



  • A mechanical pump in which pressure is provided by the movement of a constriction along a tube, similar to biological peristalsis.

    ‘A gravity fed perfusion system in combination with a peristaltic pump was used to exchange larger solution volumes.’
    • ‘Thus, the duct may have some limited function as a peristaltic pump.’
    • ‘The IV tubing connected to the bag of saline is loaded onto the peristaltic pump.’
    • ‘Device applications include dialysis tubing and storage bags, and IV, drainage, endotracheal, and peristaltic pump devices.’
    • ‘Applications include microdosing, probe preparation, syringe and peristaltic pump replacement, and lubricant dosing.’