following bougie

[fŏlō-ĭng]

n.

A flexible tapered bougie with a screw tip that is attached to the tailing end of a filiform bougie, allowing the progressive dilation of a passage.

Nearby words

  1. follow-through,
  2. follow-up,
  3. follower,
  4. followership,
  5. following,
  6. followship,
  7. folly,
  8. folsom,
  9. folsom man,
  10. folsom point


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