uterine sound

hys·ter·om·e·ter

(his'ter-om'ĕ-tĕr),
A graduated sound used to measure the depth of the uterine cavity.
[hystero- + G. metron, measure]

uterine sound

a long, flexible sound for measuring uterine depth.
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Tenaculum use and use of uterine sound for cavity depth were recommended steps eliminated by 30% and 20% of respondents, respectively.
The endometrial biopsy kit 936K contains a single-use tenaculum, a single-use uterine sound, a single-use endometrial cell sampler, two swab sticks, povidone-iodine solution, and a sterile drape.
A partial list of devices recalled by A & A Medical to date was provided in an FDA letter dated March 15 and includes the following items: curette (flexible and rigid, all sizes), aspiration sets, laminaria, IUD removal instruments, mucus samplers, biopsy pipette endometrial sampling sets, uterine sounds, Pratt dilator set, ovum forceps, tenaculum forceps, needle extenders and guide, fetal bladder drain, fetal blood sampler, harvesting pump and accessories, loop/ball electrodes, and laparoscopy accessories.