aspirator

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aspirator as·pi·ra·tor (ās'pə-rā'tər)
n.
An apparatus for removing fluid from a body cavity, consisting usually of a hollow needle and a cannula, connected by tubing to a container in which a vacuum is created by a syringe or a suction pump.

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