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n. pl vul•sel•la (-lə)
  1. A forceps with a small hook or hooks at the tip of each blade.
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Historical Examples

  • It was found in the House of the Physician, and contained six specilla of different kinds and a vulsellum.

    Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times

    John Stewart Milne