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"forceps" in British English

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forcepsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈfɔː.seps/ us /ˈfɔːr.seps/

a metal instrument with two handles used in medical operations for picking up, pulling, and holding things

(Definition of “forceps” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"forceps" in American English

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forcepsplural noun

us /ˈfɔr·səps, -seps/

a medical instrument used for holding things firmly

(Definition of “forceps” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)