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evacuator

[ih-vak-yoo-ey-ter] /ɪˈvæk yuˌeɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that evacuates.
2.
Medicine/Medical. an instrument for removing impacted feces from the rectum.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; evacuate + -or2
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  • Backflow from low-volume saliva ejectors occurs when the pressure in the patient's mouth is less than that in the evacuator.
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evacuator in Medicine

evacuator e·vac·u·a·tor (ĭ-vāk'yōō-ā'tər)
n.
An instrument for removal of material from a body cavity.

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