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scis·sors

(siz'ŏrz), Avoid using the backformation scissor as a singular noun meaning 'pair of scissors'.
An instrument with two blades, moving on a pivot, that cut against each other.
Synonym(s): shears
[L. scindo, pp. scissus, to cut]
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Drug slang A regional term for marijuana
Surgery An instrument with 2 opposing cutting blades
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scissors

Surgery An instrument with 2 opposing cutting blades. See Dissecting scissors.
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scis·sors

(siz'ŏrz)
An instrument with two blades, moving on a pivot, which cut against each other.
Synonym(s): shears.
[L. scindo, pp. scissus, to cut]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012