Definitions

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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.

Etymologies

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cephalo- + Ancient Greek to rub, grind.

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