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plexor

[plek-ser] /ˈplɛk sər/
noun
1.
Medicine/Medical. a small hammer with a soft rubber head or the like, used in percussion for diagnostic purposes.
Also, percussor, plessor.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Greek plêx(is) stroke, percussion + -or2
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plexor

/ˈplɛksə/
noun
1.
(med) a small hammer with a rubber head for use in percussion of the chest and testing reflexes
Word Origin
C19: from Greek plēxis a stroke, from plēssein to strike
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plexor in Medicine

plexor plex·or (plěk'sər) or ples·sor (plěs'ər)
n.
A small, usually rubber-headed hammer used alone or with a pleximeter in examination or diagnosis by percussion. Also called percussor.

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