ἔλασμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἐλαύνω (elaúnō, to strike) and the suffix -μα (-ma).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ἔλᾰσμᾰ (élasman (genitive ἐλᾰ́σμᾰτος); third declension

  1. metal plate
  2. (medicine) general name for probes or other surgical instruments

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: έλασμα (élasma)

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