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snare

 [snār]
a wire loop for removing polyps and other pedunculated growths by cutting them off at the base.

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]

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.

snare

Surgery A looped device used to snag a polyp or other small and/or pedunculated structures from sites of difficult access

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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'Snares are lethal and a silent killer of wildlife,' Ionescu said.
Also, many animals caught by snares could be more seriously injured than thought, so the RSPCA advises it is best that they are examined properly to see if they need veterinary treatment.
"Also, many animals caught by snares are more seriously injured than you think, so it is best that they are examined properly to see if they need treatment.
The RSCPA has said snares are "indiscriminate" and animals caught in them can suffer a "slow and agonising death due to injury or starvation".
The RSCPA has said snares are 'indiscriminate' and animals caught in them can suffer a 'slow and agonising death due to injury or starvation'.
THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a badly injured badger was rescued from a snare.
"Snares are dangerous, insidious and quickly becoming a major contributor to the wave of extinction that is spreading throughout Southeast Asia - and tigers are being swept up in this crisis.
However, the committee stopped short of recommending an immediate ban on the use of snares.
These groups are professional in nature and well-supplied with the means to patrol die region, mainly searching out left-behind snares for removal, sometimes removing the poacher himself from field to jail.
The snares were equipped with gadgets that produce the sounds of nightingales singing, to attract the birds and trap them.