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lo·ca·tor

(lō'kā-tŏr, tōr),
An instrument or apparatus for finding the position of a foreign object in tissue.

locator

/lo·ca·tor/ (lo´kāt-er) a device for determining the site of foreign objects within the body.
electroacoustic locator  a device which amplifies into an audible click the contact of the probe with a solid object in tissue.

lo·ca·tor

(lō'kā-tŏr)
An instrument or apparatus for finding the position of a foreign object in tissue.

lo·ca·tor

(lō'kā-tŏr)
An instrument or apparatus for finding the position of a foreign object in tissue.

Patient discussion about locator

Q. I located a lump on the surface of my right underarm. I think I am showing some signs of breast cancer. I am 27 years old working lady. I think I am showing some signs of breast cancer. I located a lump on the surface of my right underarm. This lump is of a cherry size and does not pain at all. But I do have pain in my breast. I had my mammogram done which showed no lump and my doctor says that there is nothing to worry and she has given me some medicines. I want to know that if everything is normal then how come these lumps came.

A. there are ways to diagnose if lumps are breast cancer or not. a lump under the forearm can be a sign of an advanced stage of cancer, but it can also mean some kind of viral infection that caused a lymph node to swell up. so if a doctor told you it's fine- he probably checked it out, and it's fine. if you still anxious - go get a second opinion.

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