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forceps

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hospital
forcepsfor‧ceps /ˈfɔːseps, -səps $ ˈfɔːr-/ noun [plural]  forceps.jpg MHa medical instrument used for picking up and holding things a pair of forceps
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forcepsIn one patient the lesion was destroyed by hot biopsy forceps and further biopsy specimens were free from carcinoid infiltration.They maintained that David's death had resulted from damage done by forceps before his birth.They had to use high forceps.In the bedroom Sir Richard Croft uses his instruments to bleed her and then muffles his forceps in cloth: does nothing.He seized a horrible pair of forceps and I closed my eyes as he started flexing his muscles.The women end up having more painkilling drugs and more interventions, such as the use of forceps or caesareans.A satisfactory alternative or addition to biliary brush cytology is direct biopsy of the stricture using small forceps under fluoroscopic control.For larger hooks, a good pair of curved surgical forceps can not be bettered.
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