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director

 [dĭ-rek´ter]
a grooved instrument for guiding a knife or other surgical instrument.

di·rec·tor

(di-rek'tŏr),
1. A smoothly grooved instrument used with a knife to limit the incision of tissues. Synonym(s): staff (2)
2. The head of a service or specialty division.
[L. dirigo, pp. -rectus, to arrange, set in order]

director

A person responsible for an enterprise; one who directs. See Clinical director, Laboratory director, Medical director.

di·rec·tor

(di-rek'tŏr)
1. A smoothly grooved instrument used with a knife to limit the incision of tissues.
Synonym(s): staff (2) .
2. The head of a service or specialty division.
[L. dirigo, pp. -rectus, to arrange, set in order]

di·rec·tor

(di-rek'tŏr)
1. A smoothly grooved instrument used with a knife to limit the incision of tissues.
Synonym(s): staff (2) .
2. The head of a service or specialty division in a large dental or other health care facility.
[L. dirigo, pp. -rectus, to arrange, set in order]
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