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bimanual

[bahy-man-yoo-uh l]
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adjective
  1. involving or requiring the use of both hands.
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Origin of bimanual

First recorded in 1870–75; bi-1 + manual
Related formsbi·man·u·al·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for bimanual

Historical Examples

  • For instance, he suggests the possibility of being able to feel a stone in the bladder by means of bimanual palpation.

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    James J. Walsh


British Dictionary definitions for bimanual

bimanual

adjective
  1. using or requiring both hands
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Derived Formsbimanually, adverb
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bimanual in Medicine

bimanual

(bī-mănyōō-əl)
adj.
  1. Using or requiring the use of both hands.
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