evacuator

[ ih-vak-yoo-ey-ter ]
/ ɪˈvæk yuˌeɪ tər /

noun

a person or thing that evacuates.
Medicine/Medical. an instrument for removing impacted feces from the rectum.

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Origin of evacuator

First recorded in 1605–15; evacuate + -or2

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Medical definitions for evacuator

evacuator
[ ĭ-văkyōō-ā′tər ]

n.

An instrument for removal of material from a body cavity.
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