An instrument for grasping a needle used in suturing.needle forceps
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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Example sentences from the Web for 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|Maxime Lalanne