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plexor

 [plek´ser]
a hammer used in diagnostic percussion; plessor.
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ples·sor

(ples'ŏr),
A small hammer, usually with soft rubber head, used to tap the part directly, or with a plessimeter, in percussion of the chest or other part.
Synonym(s): percussor, plexor
[G. plēssō, to strike]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ples·sor

(ples'ŏr)
A small hammer, usually with a soft rubber head, used to tap the body part directly, or with a plessimeter, in percussion of the chest or other body area.
Synonym(s): percussor, plexor.
[G. plēssō, to strike]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ples·sor

(ples'ŏr)
A small hammer, usually with soft rubber head, used to tap a body part.
[G. plēssō, to strike]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012