Definitions for ecraseur

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Wiktionary

  1. ecraseur(Noun)

    A surgical instrument intended to replace the knife in many operations, the parts operated on being severed by the crushing effect produced by the gradual tightening of a chain to avoid haemorrhage.

  2. Origin: écraseur, "crusher".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ecraseur(noun)

    an instrument intended to replace the knife in many operations, the parts operated on being severed by the crushing effect produced by the gradual tightening of a steel chain, so that hemorrhage rarely follows

  2. Origin: [F., fr. craser to crush.]

Freebase

  1. Écraseur

    An écraseur is a surgical instrument containing a chain or wire loop that is used to encircle and sever a projecting mass of tissue by gradual tightening of the chain or loop.

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