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pathfinder

 [path´fīnd-er]
an instrument for locating urethral strictures.

path·find·er

(path'fīnd-ĕr),
A filiform bougie for introduction through a narrow stricture to serve as a guide for the passage of a larger sound or catheter.

pathfinder

/path·find·er/ (path´fīnd″er)
1. an instrument for locating urethral strictures.
2. a dental instrument for tracing the course of root canals.

pathfinder

a thin, flexible cylindric instrument containing a series of filiform guides, used to locate strictures.

pathfinder

A UK term used to describe a shadow commissioning consortium which has successfully applied to the British government’s GP consortia Pathfinder Programme. To become a pathfinder, the consortium must demonstrate progress in particular areas like GP leadership and support, local authority engagement and an ability to contribute to the delivery of the local QIPP agenda.

path·find·er

(path'fīnd-ĕr)
A filiform bougie introduced through a narrow stricture that serves as a guide for the passage of a larger sound or catheter.

path·find·er

(path'fīnd-ĕr)
A filiform bougie introduced through a narrow stricture that serves as a guide for the passage of a larger sound or catheter.

pathfinder,

pathfinder

1. an instrument for locating urethral strictures.
2. a dental instrument for tracing the course of root canals.
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