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extractor

 [ek-strak´ter]
an instrument for pulling out a body part, foreign body, or calculus.
basket extractor a device for removal of calculi from the upper urinary tract, consisting of a network of filaments on a catheter that is passed into the ureter through a ureteroscope; the filaments surround the calculus and snare it so that it is withdrawn when the catheter is withdrawn.
vacuum extractor a device to assist delivery consisting of a metal traction cup that is attached to the fetus' head; negative pressure is applied and traction is made on a chain passed through the suction tube.

ex·trac·tor

(eks-trak'tŏr, tōr),
Instrument for use in drawing or pulling out any natural part, as a tooth, or a foreign body.

extractor

/ex·trac·tor/ (-ter) an instrument for removing a calculus or foreign body.
basket extractor  a device for removal of calculi from the upper urinary tract.
vacuum extractor  a device to assist delivery consisting of a metal traction cup that is attached to the fetus' head; negative pressure is applied and traction is made on a chain passed through the suction tube.

extractor

[ikstrak′tər]
a medical instrument, such as a forceps, used to remove a foreign body, tissue sample, or medical device placed in a body cavity.

ex·trac·tor

(eks-traktŏr)
Instrument for use in drawing or pulling out any natural part, as a tooth, or a foreign body.

ex·trac·tor

(eks-traktŏr)
Instrument for use in drawing or pulling out any natural part, as a tooth, or a foreign body.

extractor

an instrument for removing a calculus or foreign body.
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