clip forceps

n.

A small forceps with a spring catch to hold a bleeding vessel.

Nearby words

  1. clio,
  2. cliometrics,
  3. clip,
  4. clip art,
  5. clip bond,
  6. clip joint,
  7. clip on,
  8. clip someone's wings,
  9. clip-clop,
  10. clip-fed


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