mosquito clamp

mos·qui·to clamp

a small hemostat, straight or curved, with or without teeth; used to hold delicate tissue or for hemostasis.
Synonym(s): mosquito forceps
A small, straight or curved forceps used in general surgery that has a locking grip with 3–5 teeth to allow rachet clamping at various pressures. Mosquitos are used to retract in small fields, hold delicate tissue, and compress bleeding vessels, among other things
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Hair was gently removed from the sinus openings with a mosquito clamp.
The mosquito clamp should be used meticulously without applying excessive force.
After local anesthesia and cleaning of the penis with the antiseptics, the adhesions between the inner mucosal layer and glans penis were removed by a sterile mosquito clamp.
Holding forceps or the mosquito clamp, we sutured the foreskin inner and outer lamina close to the wound edge and ensured that the stitching thickness was no more than 0.
A: Holding forceps or mosquito clamp, the foreskin inner and outer lamina of incision were interrupted sutures closely to wound edge and the stitching thickness was no more than 0.