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an instrument for obtaining the urine from the ureter of each kidney separately.
sep·a·ra·tor(sep'ĕr-ā-tŏr), Avoid the misspelling seperator.
1. That which divides or keeps apart two or more substances or prevents them from mingling.
2. In dentistry, an instrument for forcing two teeth apart, so as to gain access to adjacent proximal walls. Synonym(s): segregator
[L. se-paro, pp. -atus, to separate, fr. se, apart, + paro, to prepare]
An instrument composed of two ureteral catheters for securing urine from each kidney separately.