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synonyms for forceps

  • pliers
  • tongs
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How to use forceps in a sentence

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.
SECOND LAB WORKER WITH DEADLY PRION DISEASE PROMPTS RESEARCH PAUSE IN FRANCEBETH MOLEJULY 29, 2021ARS TECHNICA
For forceps Orme had a pair of bullet molds, and these he cleansed as best he could by dipping them into the hot water.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
If they can be seen they should be removed with the forceps designed for that purpose.
OLD-TIME MAKERS OF MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
The dissecting knife, the forceps, and the microscope can render us no aid here.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
The obstetric forceps were for so long a time kept secret that they were of small benefit at first to the obstetric art.
AN EPITOME OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINEROSWELL PARK
Valentine, with a hitch of his eyebrows and shoulders, drops the forceps with a clink into the glass of hot water.
YOU NEVER CAN TELLGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
For the handling of mounted insects various special forceps are employed, a number of styles of which are shown at Figs. 56–8.
DIRECTIONS FOR COLLECTING AND PRESERVING INSECTSC. V. RILEY
The essentials are vials containing alcohol, an insect net, a sieve, and forceps.
DIRECTIONS FOR COLLECTING AND PRESERVING INSECTSC. V. RILEY
Remove a clean cover-slip from the alcohol pot with sterile forceps and burn off the spirit.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
When nearly vertical, grasp the cover-slip with the forceps and remove it from the plate.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO FORCEPS

  • forceps
  • pliers
  • tongs
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