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noun as in pincers

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Alongside the cards, this kit includes forceps, a Petri dish, dropper, tesh tube, blank slides, prepared slides, lens paper, and more.

Her death came around nine years after she accidentally jabbed herself in the thumb with forceps used to handle frozen slices of humanized mouse brains infected with prions.

For forceps Orme had a pair of bullet molds, and these he cleansed as best he could by dipping them into the hot water.

If they can be seen they should be removed with the forceps designed for that purpose.

The dissecting knife, the forceps, and the microscope can render us no aid here.

The obstetric forceps were for so long a time kept secret that they were of small benefit at first to the obstetric art.

Valentine, with a hitch of his eyebrows and shoulders, drops the forceps with a clink into the glass of hot water.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to forceps, such as: pliers, and tongs.

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