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basket

 [bas·ket]
a container made of material woven together, or something resembling such a container.
Dormia basket a tiny apparatus consisting of four wires that can be advanced through an endoscope into a body cavity or tube, manipulated to trap a calculus or other object, and withdrawn.

bas·ket

(bas'ket),
1. A basketlike arborization of the axon of cells in the cerebellar cortex, surrounding the cell body of Purkinje cells.
2. Any basketlike device or structure.
[M.E., from Celtic]

basket

/bas·ket/ (bas´ket)
1. a container made of material woven together, or something resembling it.

stone basket  a tiny apparatus of several wires that can be advanced through an endoscope into a body cavity or tube, manipulated to trap a calculus or other object, and withdrawn.

basket

[bas·ket]
a container made of material woven together, or something resembling such a container.

bas·ket

(bas'kĕt)
1. A basketlike arborization of the axon of cells in the cerebellar cortex, surrounding the cell body of Purkinje cells.
2. Any basketlike structure.
[M.E., from Celtic]
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