Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • It is also an advantage, when once the incision through the skin is made, to employ one of the forms of elastic, self-adjusting tenacula (see Fig. 61) for keeping the edges of the wound apart while searching for the nerve.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • On the further side, in front of the window, there was a board which was strewed with glittering instruments -- forceps, tenacula, saws, canulas, and trocars.

    Round the Red Lamp

  • On the further side, in front of the window, there was a board which was strewed with glittering instruments -- forceps, tenacula, saws, canulas, and trocars.

    Round the Red Lamp

  • On the further side, in front of the window, there was a board which was strewed with glittering instruments -- forceps, tenacula, saws, canulas, and trocars.

    Round the Red Lamp

  • _dentator_ must be provided with the appropriate instruments, among which he names scrapers, rasps, straight and curved spatumina, elevators, simple and with two branches, toothed tenacula, and many different forms of probes and canulas.

    Old-Time Makers of Medicine The Story of The Students And Teachers of the Sciences Related to Medicine During the Middle Ages

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • "To one side there lay the grim saws, retractors, tenacula, scalpels, bistouries (sharp and blunt-pointed), forceps, trephines, single-edged amputating knives and catlings..."

    --P. O'Brian, The Hundred Days, 125

    March 25, 2008