An instrument for grasping a needle used in suturing.needle forceps
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Hyper vs. Hypo
Let’s start from the top: Hyper- is a prefix that means excess or exaggeration, while hypo- is another prefix that means under or beneath. Both hyper and hypo are usually used as prefixes, which are elements or partial words added to the beginning of a base word to modify its meaning. Hyper is derived from the Greek word for over, and hypo is a Greek …
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Historical Examples of needle-holder
The instruments necessary are a bladder sound, two tenacula, sharp-pointed angular scissors, a needle-holder and fine silk.
The needle-holder holds short points of various thicknesses, down to the fineness of sewing-needles.A Treatise on Etching