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écraseur

/ˌeɪkrɑːˈzɜː/
noun
1.
a surgical device consisting of a heavy wire loop placed around a part to be removed and tightened until it cuts through
Word Origin
C19: from French, from écraser to crush
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ecraseur in Medicine

écraseur é·cra·seur (ā-krä-zɶr')
n.
A surgical snare, especially one of great strength for cutting through the base or pedicle of a tumor.

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