Now updated for CSW19. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.
|a small sealed glass container for a hypodermic dose.
|an instrument for removing fluids or solids from cavities of the body.
|an instrument for examining the ear.
|a temperature-sensitive device stuck to the skin to monitor depression.
|a narrow surgical knife.
|a surgical instrument used to castrate animals > BURDIZZOS.
|a narrow tube, esp one for removing fluid from bodily cavities > CANNULAE or CANNULAS; CANULAE or CANULAS.
|shaped like a CANULA.
|a device used in castration.
|a tube which can be passed into the bladder or other body cavity or canal to allow the draining of fluid.
|a type of surgical knife.
|a hot iron for searing or cauterizing.
|a blunt chilled probe used to freeze tissue in CRYOSURGERY.
|a surgical instrument used for scraping.
|a surgical instrument used for scraping; (verb) to scrape with a CURETTE.
|something used to dilate.
|a tube or contrivance for making liquid come out in drops.
|an instrument for removing wax from the ear.
|a surgical instrument in the form of a wire or chain loop which cuts as it tightens.
|an instrument for visualizing the interior of a hollow organ.
|a small oval porcelain or glass cup, having a rim curved to fit the orbit of the eye, used in the application of liquid remedies to eyes.
|an instrument used for looking at the fetus.
|an instrument for bleeding diseased cattle.
|a pair of pincers, usually held in one hand to obtain a firm grip on a small object > FORCEPS, FORCEPSES or FORCIPES. N.B. no FORCEP*.
|a stick or small wooden cylinder used for tightening a bandage, in order to compress the arteries of a limb; (verb) to constrict with a GARROT > GARROTS, GARROTING, GARROTED.
|an instrument for stopping bleeding.
|a surgical instrument used for opening veins, abscesses, etc.
|a needle used to carry out a LEUCOTOMY, a kind of brain operation.
|a record made by a MYOGRAPH.
|an instrument for recording muscular contractions.
|an instrument for observing muscular contractions.
|a spraying apparatus, an atomiser.
|of a syringe, without a needle.
|a device that occludes.
|an instrument for testing vision.
|strong nippers or a chisel for dividing bone.
|an instrument for examining the ear.
|relating to OTOSCOPY, the examination of the ear.
|an electronic device (in later models, with radioactive core) used to correct weak or irregular heart rhythms.
|a percussion hammer.
|a small, rubber-headed hammer that physicians use to test reflexes.
|something for plugging e.g. a dentist's instrument.
|a long flexible rod with a sponge on the end used to remove foreign bodies from the larynx or the esophagus.
|an apparatus for forcing air into or out of the lungs.
|a surgeon's rasp.
|an instrument employed for replacing a displaced organ or part.
|a small surgical knife.
|a surgeon's rasping instrument > SCALPRUMS.
|an implement for SCARIFYING.
|a medical instrument for examining the eye to detect errors of refraction.
|an instrument detecting disease of the internal organs by 'echo-sounding' methods and producing images of the diseased tissue on a television screen.
|an instrument for inserting into and holding open a cavity of the body so that the interior may be inspected > SPECULA or SPECULUMS.
|a probe, a wire in a CATHETER.
|a small disposable SYRINGE.
|an instrument for injecting fluids; (verb) to cleanse or treat with injected fluid
|a surgical hook or forceps > TENACULA or TENACULUMS.
|an instrument for viewing a section of an object using X-rays.
|a device to stop bleeding, as a bandage twisted tight by a stick, etc.
|an obsolete instrument for boring holes in the skull; (verb) to bore holes in the skull > TRAPANS, TRAPANNING, TRAPANNED.
|an obsolete instrument for cutting open the skull; (verb) to cut holes in the skull with a trepan > TREPANS, TREPANNING, TREPANNED.
|an improved form of TREPAN with a transverse handle and a guiding centre-pin; (verb) to cut holes in the skull.
|a stylet, usually with a triangular point, used for exploring tissues or for inserting drainage tubes, as in dropsy.
|a pincerlike tool for e.g. extracting splinters, usu. in plural.
|an apparatus sometimes used to assist the delivery of a baby, consisting of a cup which is attached to the fetal head by suction > VENTOSES
|a forceps with toothed or clawed blades > VULSELLAE.
|a forceps with toothed or clawed blades > VULSELLA.
|a surgeon's instrument for scraping bones.