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director

 [dĭ-rek´ter]
a grooved instrument for guiding a knife or other surgical instrument.

di·rec·tor

(di-rek'tŏr),
1. A smoothly grooved instrument used with a knife to limit the incision of tissues. Synonym(s): staff (2)
2. The head of a service or specialty division.
[L. dirigo, pp. -rectus, to arrange, set in order]

director

/di·rec·tor/ (dĭ-rek´ter) a grooved instrument for guiding a surgical instrument.

director

A person responsible for an enterprise; one who directs. See Clinical director, Laboratory director, Medical director.

di·rec·tor

(di-rek'tŏr)
1. A smoothly grooved instrument used with a knife to limit the incision of tissues.
Synonym(s): staff (2) .
2. The head of a service or specialty division.
[L. dirigo, pp. -rectus, to arrange, set in order]

di·rec·tor

(di-rek'tŏr)
1. A smoothly grooved instrument used with a knife to limit the incision of tissues.
Synonym(s): staff (2) .
2. The head of a service or specialty division in a large dental or other health care facility.
[L. dirigo, pp. -rectus, to arrange, set in order]

director,

n 1. a person elected by shareholders at the annual meeting to establish company policies. The directors appoint the president, vice presidents, and all other operating officers. Directors decide, among other matters, if and when dividends shall be paid.
2. the manager of an institution, office, or clinic.

director

a long, slender, grooved instrument for guiding a knife or other surgical instrument.
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