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Definitions for tenaculum
təˈnæk yə ləmtenac·u·lum

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Wiktionary

  1. tenaculumnoun

    A medical instrument consisting of a sharp hook attached to a handle; used mainly for taking up arteries and the like.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tenaculumnoun

    an instrument consisting of a fine, sharp hook attached to a handle, and used mainly for taking up arteries, and the like

Freebase

  1. Tenaculum

    A slender sharp-pointed hook attached to a handle and used mainly in surgery for seizing and holding parts such as arteries.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tenaculum

    tē-nak′ū-lum, n. a surgical hooked instrument for drawing out a divided blood-vessel to be tied.

Entomology

  1. Tenaculum

    in Collembola, a small organ which holds the furcula in position when at rest: = catch.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tenaculum in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tenaculum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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