American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A sharp-pointed surgical instrument, used with a cannula to puncture a body cavity for fluid aspiration.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A surgical instrument used for withdrawing fluid from the body in cases of dropsy, hydrocele, etc. It consists of a perforator, or stylet, and a cannula. After the puncture is made the stylet is withdrawn, and the cannula remains for the escape of the fluid.
- n. A pointed hollow cylindrical device used to make small incisions and surgically insert cannulas, etc., into body cavities, or to aspirate fluids.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Surg.) A stylet, usually with a triangular point, used for exploring tissues or for inserting drainage tubes, as in dropsy.
- French trocart : trois, three (from Old French, from Latin trēs; see trei- in Indo-European roots) + carre, side of an instrument (from Old French, from carrer, to square, from Latin quadrāre, from quadrum, square; see kwetwer- in Indo-European roots). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The operation is performed with a combined instrument called the trocar and cannula.”
“The Spanglish term "troca" for "truck" and the Spanish verb "trocar" have no relationship other than the spelling.”
“Trocar" is also a legitimate Spanish word "trocar" vt 1. [transformar] - -- algo (en algo) 2. [intercambiar] to swap, to exchange 3. [malinterpretar] to mix up.”
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“Under epidural anesthesia, a 3-mm skin incision was made under continuous ultrasound guidance, and a 3-mm trocar sheath passed into the common amniotic cavity.”
“Under epidural anesthesia, a single 4-mm trocar sheath was placed into the amniotic sac of the recipient twin.”
“Maternal cell contamination of amniotic fluid samples obtained by open needle versus trocar technique of amniocentesis.”
“Approximately 4 inches lateral to the trocar sheath, a small 1.2 mm needle sheath was also introduced into the amniotic cavity under ultrasound direction.”
“De ver la sumas le toma batir al trocar la sezon Papa piedre razon”
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terms found in documentation for implantable medical devices and IVD equip
Objects like needles and spines whose tips are drawn to a fine point.
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