Definition of Torcular

1. a tourniquet [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Torcular

torchless
torchlight
torchlights
torchlike
torchman
torchmen
torchon
torchons
torchwood
torchwood family
torchwoods
torchwort
torchy
torcs
torcular (current term)
torcular herophili
torcularious
torculars
tordion
tordions
tore
tore away
tore supra
tore up
toreador
toreador pant
toreadors
toreave
torelon

Literary usage of Torcular

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

1. Therapeutic Gazette (1912)
"After opening the lateral sinus, if free hemorrhage does not occur either from the torcular extremity or from the portion of the sinus lying close to the ..."

2. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians: Including Their Private Life by John Gardner Wilkinson (1842)
"The name torcular, by which the Romans designated their press, would not be inapplicable to ... torcular."

3. Diseases of the Ear by Philip D. Kerrison (1921)
"upon its upper (torcular) end. If by this procedure the flow of blood is absolutely controlled, we know that the lower end of the sigmoid sinus or the ..."

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