bimanual

[bahy-man-yoo-uh l]
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adjective

involving or requiring the use of both hands.

Nearby words

  1. bimaculate,
  2. bimah,
  3. bimanal,
  4. bimane,
  5. bimanous,
  6. bimanual version,
  7. bimastoid,
  8. bimaxillary,
  9. bimbette,
  10. bimble box

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

  • 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

adjective

using or requiring both hands
Derived Formsbimanually, adverb

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Medicine definitions for bimanual

bimanual

[bī-mănyōō-əl]

adj.

Using or requiring the use of both hands.

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