[ pa-rey ]
/ paˈreɪ /
Am·broise [ahn-brwaz] /ɑ̃ˈbrwaz/, 1510–90, French surgeon.
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British Dictionary definitions for ambroise pare (1 of 2)
/ (pɛə) /
to peel or cut (the outer layer) from (something)
to cut the edges from (the nails); trim
to decrease bit by bit
Derived Formsparer, noun
Word Origin for pare
C13: from Old French parer to adorn, from Latin parāre to make ready
British Dictionary definitions for ambroise pare (2 of 2)
/ (French pare) /
Ambroise (ɑ̃brwaz). 1510–90, French surgeon. He reintroduced ligature of arteries following amputation instead of cauterization
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Medicine definitions for ambroise pare
[ pä-rā′ ]
French surgeon who made numerous improvements to operating methods, including the ligature of arteries rather than cauterization.
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