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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]
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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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They might also write to Caroline Spelman, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, at caroline@carolinespelman.com The National Anti-Snaring Campaign receives more than a dozen emails a year regarding cats or dogs snared in fox or rabbit snares, and hundreds or thousands of badgers, deer and hares are killed or injured in snares legally set for foxes or rabbits.