from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The twisting of an artery with a needle to arrest hemorrhage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In surgery, an operation for arresting hemorrhage from a wounded artery by passing a needle beneath the vessel, twisting it, and passing it out over the vessel.


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