Syms tractor

Syms trac·tor

a collapsible rubber bag attached to the extremity of a tube, which is introduced into the bladder through the perineal wound and is inflated; traction produced draws the enlarged prostate into the wound, where it is more accessible.
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Parker, U.S. surgeon, 1860-1933.
Syms traction
Syms tractor - a collapsible rubber bag and tube used to draw an enlarged prostate into an operative wound.
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