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forcepsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈfɔː.seps/  us   /ˈfɔːr-/
a ​metalinstrument with two ​handles used in ​medicaloperations for ​picking up, ​pulling, and ​holding things
(Definition of forceps from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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forcepsplural noun

 us   /ˈfɔr·səps, -seps/
a ​medicalinstrument used for ​holding things ​firmly
(Definition of forceps from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “forceps”
in Spanish fórceps…
in Vietnamese foóc-xép…
in Malaysian penyepit…
in Thai คีมที่ใช้ในการผ่าตัดของแพทย์…
in French forceps…
in German die Pinzette, die Zange…
in Chinese (Simplified) (医用的)镊子,钳子…
in Indonesian tang…
in Chinese (Traditional) (醫用的)鑷子,鉗子…
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