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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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Les Ward, of Advocates for Animals, said: "Unfortunately, snaring is still legal but it is a horrible method of control.
For a homestead or anyone concerned with Y2K or other crisis, trapping and snaring is the best way to provide meat for the table.
Snaring is an emotive subject and the emotion escalates when the public is not presented with the scientific facts.
Snaring badgers is illegal but there are some snare devices that are deemed as lawful and must follow strict guidelines.
Labour MSP Irene Oldfather put forward a ban proposal in the Scottish parliament earlier this year, but Tory and SNP politicians ganged up to keep snaring legal.
Hair snaring efficacy was also greater ([X.sup.2] = 6.24, 1 df, P = 0.013) for bucket snares (91%; n = 35) than for box snares (68%; n = 44).
'I am not saying that wiring (snaring) is not cruel.
``The fact that they have had to cover themselves by producing an unenforceable Code of Practice on Snaring,indicates just how rotten the existing law really is.''
"We also promote income-generating sustainable alternatives to snaring such as bee-keeping and neem tree farming."
No magazine dealing with topics PC (or anti-PC) would be complete without a good discussion of trapping and snaring.
In a rainforest on Costa Rica's northeast coast, for example, ornithologist Daniel Hernandez is snaring migratory birds with barely visible "mist" nets, gently weighing them, and attaching a tiny coded band to each bird's leg before he sets it free.
Your readers will be shocked to hear that the UK is one of only five European countries to still allow snaring. We urge the government to ban it.