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snare

 [snār]
a wire loop for removing polyps and other pedunculated growths by cutting them off at the base.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

snare

(snār),
An instrument for removing polyps and other projections from a surface, especially within a cavity; it consists of a wire loop passed around the base of the tumor and gradually tightened.
[A.S. snear, a cord]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

snare

(snâr)
n.
A surgical instrument with a wire loop controlled by a mechanism in the handle, used to remove growths, such as tumors and polyps.

snar′er n.
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snare

Surgery A looped device used to snag a polyp or other small and/or pedunculated structures from sites of difficult access
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

snare

(snār)
An instrument for removing polyps and other projections from a surface, especially within a cavity; it consists of a wire loop passed around the base of the tumor and gradually tightened.
[A.S. snear, a cord]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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I was trying to have a high hat on my left, a snare drum in the middle, and the pedals for the high hat and the snare drum real close together so I could go back and forth real easy or come from the side and hit both of them at the same time.
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for Joe Be-Bop Lane Two afternoons when everything came right the rhythm section loose but tight the front line -- alto, tenor, trumpet -- rifling there behind his voice another instrument again dipping and scatting from the top the texture of all four together soaring from a single throat -- then each off on his own in turn the snare drum kicking underneath the cymbal riding clear the double bass a strong right arm the piano punching in directions.
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