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director

 [dĭ-rek´ter]
a grooved instrument for guiding a knife or other surgical instrument.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

director

A person responsible for an enterprise; one who directs. See Clinical director, Laboratory director, Medical director.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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