artery forceps


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artery forceps

any forceps used for grasping, compressing, and holding the end of an artery during ligation. Generally self-locking, its handles are scissorlike. Also called hemostatic forceps.

he·mo·stat·ic for·ceps

(hē'mō-stat'ik fōr'seps)
A forceps with a catch for locking the blades, used for seizing the end of a blood vessel to control hemorrhage.
Synonym(s): artery forceps, haemostatic forceps.

artery forceps

An atraumatic forceps with teeth that will not injure the vessel; used for temporary occlusion of a vessel.
See also: forceps
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