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clamp forceps

clamp forceps in Medicine

clamp forceps n.
A forceps with pronged jaws designed to engage the jaws of a rubber dam clamp so that they may be separated to pass over the widest buccolingual contour of a tooth.

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  • The lower slip is now fixed by one edge in the clamp forceps, and held ready in the left hand.

    Histology of the Blood Paul Ehrlich

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