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stylus

 [sti´lus]
1. stylet.
2. a pencil or stick, as of caustic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sty·lus

, stilus (stī'lŭs, stī'lŭs),
1. Any pencil-shaped structure.
2. A pencil-shaped medicinal preparation for external application (for example, a medicated bougie, or a pencil or stick of silver nitrate or other caustic).
3. Synonym(s): stylet
[L. stilus or stylus, a stake or pen]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sty·lus

(stī'lŭs)
1. Any pencil-shaped structure.
2. A pencil-shaped medicinal preparation for external application.
3. Synonym(s): stylette.
[L. stilus or stylus, a stake or pen]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

stylus

a pointed process.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

sty·lus

(stī'lŭs)
Any pencil-shaped structure or pencil-shaped medicinal preparation for external application.
[L. stilus or stylus, a stake or pen]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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