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snare

 [snār]
a wire loop for removing polyps and other pedunculated growths by cutting them off at the base.

snare

(snār),
An instrument for removing polyps and other projections from a surface, especially within a cavity; it consists of a wire loop passed around the base of the tumor and gradually tightened.
[A.S. snear, a cord]

snare

(snār) a wire loop for removing polyps and tumors by encircling them at the base and closing the loop.

snare

(snâr)
n.
A surgical instrument with a wire loop controlled by a mechanism in the handle, used to remove growths, such as tumors and polyps.

snar′er n.

snare

[sner]
Etymology: AS, sneare, noose
a device designed for holding a wire noose, used in removing small stalklike growths. The operator tightens the wire around the stalk (peduncle), thus removing the growth.

snare

Surgery A looped device used to snag a polyp or other small and/or pedunculated structures from sites of difficult access

snare

(snār)
An instrument for removing polyps and other projections from a surface, especially within a cavity; it consists of a wire loop passed around the base of the tumor and gradually tightened.
[A.S. snear, a cord]

snare

an entrapping loop.

cable snare
see hog holder.
obstetrical snare
a looped cord for slipping over the head of a fetus to provide traction on the neck. Applied over the nape and through the mouth, not around the neck.
pig snare
see hog holder.
surgical snare
a wire loop for removing polyps and other pedunculated growths by cutting them off at the base.
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The public are also urged never to try to free an animal from a snare or trap due to risk of injury to the human and animal, while it could also be an offence if the animal was legally caught.
In Scotland, snares must have safety loops fitted, users must attend a training course and their personal identification number must be displayed on individual snares.
A simple noose is all you need to make an effective snare.
He said anyone setting a legal snare should adhere to the Defra code of practice.
When the Esbern Snare tried to stop the boat using a loudspeaker, it [the pirate ship] opened fire, which was immediately returned.
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Now the National Anti Snaring Campaign hopes to use the incident to support its call for a ban on snares.
The law actually protects the snare and the person who set it.
Novar Estate's Nigel Fraser said: "We were sorry to hear a dog was caught in a snare.
The community band conductor, a peevish type, took out most of his wrath on the band's quiet young snare drummer.
Field trials on free-ranging deer in Michigan using two snare configurations at baited sites checked at one-or-two-week intervals also were successful in obtaining hair samples suitable for extracting DNA.
Canyon High School will receive $1,500 to buy new instruments while Saugus High School will get brand new concert snare drums.