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electric needle

noun, Surgery
1.
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Examples for electric needle
  • They can be cut and tied closed, or they can be cauterized with an electric needle.
British Dictionary definitions for electric needle

electric needle

noun
1.
a surgical instrument for cutting tissue by the application of a high-frequency current
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