plexor

[ plek-ser ]

noun
  1. Medicine/Medical. a small hammer with a soft rubber head or the like, used in percussion for diagnostic purposes.

Origin of plexor

1
1835–45; <Greek plêx(is) stroke, percussion + -or2

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British Dictionary definitions for plexor

plexor

plessor

/ (ˈplɛksə) /


noun
  1. med a small hammer with a rubber head for use in percussion of the chest and testing reflexes

Origin of plexor

1
C19: from Greek plēxis a stroke, from plēssein to strike

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