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bimanual

[ bahy-man-yoo-uhl ]
/ baɪˈmæn yu əl /
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adjective
involving or requiring the use of both hands.
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Origin of bimanual

First recorded in 1870–75; bi-1 + manual

OTHER WORDS FROM bimanual

bi·man·u·al·ly, adverb
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How to use bimanual in a sentence

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

British Dictionary definitions for bimanual

bimanual
/ (baɪˈmænjʊəl) /

adjective
using or requiring both hands

Derived forms of bimanual

bimanually, adverb
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Medical definitions for bimanual

bimanual
[ bī-mănyōō-əl ]

adj.
Using or requiring the use of both hands.
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