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- n. Alternative form of ecraseur.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An instrument intended to replace the knife in many operations, the parts operated on being severed by the crushing effect produced by the gradual tightening of a steel chain, so that hemorrhage rarely follows.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In surgery, an instrument for removing tumors.
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