bdellomètre

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

bdellomètre m (plural bdellomètres)

  1. (medicine, historical) A bdellometer: a device for applying negative pressure to a region of skin while performing an incision, such that the region becomes engorged with blood and therefore less sensitive to the pain of incision.

References[edit]

  • bdellomètre” in Charles Sédillot, Traité de médecine opératoire (Treatise on Operative Medicine), Second Edition, Volume I, Victor Masson (editor and publisher, 1853), page 156.

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