Definition of Trochar

1. n. See Trocar.



Definition of Trochar

1. trocar [n -S] - See also: trocar

Medical Definition of Trochar

1. See Trocar. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Trochar Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trochar

trochanter tertius
trochanteral
trochanterian
trochanteric
trochanteric bursa
trochanteric bursitis
trochanteric crest
trochanteric fossa
trochanteric syndrome
trochanterplasty
trochanters
trochantin
trochantine
trochantines
trochantinian
trochar (current term)
trochars
troche
trochee
trochees
troches
trochi
trochil
trochili
trochilic
trochilics
trochilidine
trochilidist
trochilidists
trochilos

Literary usage of Trochar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1781)
"Previous to the account of this trochar, Mr. Andree ... on the former trochar; and will, we doubt not, be generally adopted in practice. ..."

2. The Southern Planter (1852)
"We did not understand that we were expected to describe the operation of the trochar, or we would have done it with pleasure inour last. The trochar is an ..."

3. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1862)
"The trochar is used in the ordinary manner; but as it is withdrawn, The trochar is fourteen inches long, and is covered by a cánula of gum the cánula is ..."

4. The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British edited by William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone (1862)
"The trochar is fourteen inches long, and is covered by a canula of gum elastic. The trochar is used in the ordinary manner; but as it is withdrawn, ..."

5. Text Book of Veterinary Medicine by James Law (1900)
"The trochar is now withdrawn and the gas escapes with a prolonged hiss. ... In the absence of the trochar the puncture may be successfully made with a ..."

6. Western Live-stock Management by Ermine Lawrence Potter, Carl N. Kennedy, George Roy Samson, Oran Milton Nelson (1917)
"and into the paunch of the bloated animal and the trochar removed, ... trochar and Canula. the canula is removed and a little disinfectant placed on the ..."

7. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne (1882)
"An exploring needle or trochar used for introduction between the ribs to diagnose ... The introduction of a fine grooved needle or of u small trochar and ..."

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