An instrument for compressing the ducts of the parotid glands (Stensen duct) in order to keep back the saliva during dental operations.
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stenocompressor(stĕn″ō-kŏm-prĕs′or) [″ + L. compressor, that which presses together]
An instrument for compressing Stensen's ducts to stop the flow of saliva.
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Instrument for compressing ducts of the parotid glands (Stensen duct) to keep back saliva during dental operations.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012