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clamp

 [klamp]
a surgical device for compressing a part or structure.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

clamp

(klamp),
1. An instrument used to compress or hold in a place a bodily structure. Compare: forceps.
2. An enzyme, antigen, or other protein that closes circumferentially around the DNA to induce conformational change.
[M.E., fr. Middle D. klampe]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

clamp

Surgery A surgical device that closes an opened channel. See Clark clamp, Koala vascular, Tension clamp.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

clamp

(klamp)
An instrument for compression of a structure.
Compare: forceps
[M.E., fr. Middle D. klampe]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

clamp

(klamp)
An instrument used to compress or hold in a place a bodily structure.
Compare: forceps
[M.E., fr. Middle D. klampe]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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