Needle-holder | definition of needle-holder by Medical dictionary
nee·dle-hold·er , needle-carrierneedle-driver (nē'dĕl-hōld'ĕr),
A hand-held instrument for grasping a needle in suturing.
nee·dle-hold·er , needle-carrier , needle-driver (nē'dĕl hōl'dĕr, kar'ē-ĕr, drī'vĕr)
An instrument for grasping a needle in suturing.
Synonym(s): needle forceps
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In the new procedure, a needle-holder
, said to resemble a pair of scissors and normally used by doctors to hold the needle during suturing, is used to slowly pull the zipper apart.
Needles inner curve should have longitudinal grooves for good fixation needle-holder
, easily and securely tied the knot.