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- n. An obstetric instrument for performing cephalotripsy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An obstetrical instrument for performing cephalotripsy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In obstetrics, an instrument for crushing the head of the infant in the womb in cases of difficult delivery.
cephalo- + Ancient Greek to rub, grind. (Wiktionary)