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gor·get

(gōr'jet),
A director or guide with wide groove for use in lithotomy.
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gorget

(gôr′jĭt)
n.
A surgical director or guide with a wide groove for use in lithotomy.
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gor·get

(gōr'jet)
A director or guide with wide groove for use in lithotomy.
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gorget

(gor′jĕt) [Fr. gorge, throat, because of shape of instrument]
An instrument grooved to protect soft tissues from injury as a pointed instrument is inserted in a body cavity.
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