trielcon

tri·el·con

(trī-el'kon),
A long, three-jawed forceps for the extraction of foreign bodies from wounds or canals.
[tri- + G. helkō, to draw]

trielcon

(trī-el′kon″) [ tri- + Gr. helkein, to draw]
An instrument with three branches for removing bullets or other foreign bodies from wounds.
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However, during the operation, the cocklebur fruit in the right bronchus was pushed to a deeper level by the trielcon.
The cocklebur fruit was pushed to a deeper level by the trielcon, and the rigid bronchoscopy that followed obstructed the right lung entirely, from which the patient almost died.
However, during the operation, the right cocklebur fruit was removed not by the trielcon but by a crocodile clamp; switching instruments wasted about half a minute and the patient almost died.