tenaculum forceps

n.

A forceps with jaws ending in sharp inward-pointing hooks.

Nearby words

  1. treblinka,
  2. trebuchet,
  3. trebucket,
  4. trecento,
  5. tredecillion,
  6. tree aster,
  7. tree creeper,
  8. tree cricket,
  9. tree diagram,
  10. tree ear


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