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- noun surgery A
surgical instrumentintended to replace the knifein many operations, the parts operated on being severedby the crushingeffect produced by the gradual tighteningof a chainto avoid haemorrhage.
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The other is subjected to the veterinarian's knife and ecraseur and deprived of the testes, -- the male sexual glands.
A spaying emasculator, or ecraseur, are the special instruments need for removing the ovaries.
The disease is probably due to congenital defect aggravated by frequent attacks of glossitis, and the treatment consists in the removal of the protruding portions by the knife, ligation, the cautery, or ecraseur.