TITLE

pliers

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1691
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "pliers" is presented. A common meaning is a scissor-action, pointed-jawed tool for cutting or bending metal wires or grasping small objects. In dentistry, this refers to a variety of instruments that have been shaped or adopted for special purposes such as cutting arch wires or metal clasps. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21241236

 

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