Synonyms of 'medicine: Medical and surgical instruments and equipment'
arthroscopea tubular instrument that is inserted into the capsule of a joint to examine the joint, extract tissue, etc artificial heartartificial kidneyaspiratorbandagebedpanbistourya long surgical knife with a narrow blade bronchoscopean instrument for examining and providing access to the interior of the bronchial tubes cannula or canulacardiographan instrument for recording the mechanical force and form of heart movements cathetercatlinga long double-edged surgical knife for amputations clampclinical thermometercolonoscopean instrument for examining the colon, consisting of a flexible lighted tube that is inserted in the colon to look for abnormalities and to remove them or take tissue samples colposcopean instrument for examining the uterine cervix, esp for early signs of cancer compressora medical instrument for holding down a part of the body CT scanner or CAT scannercomputerized tomography scanner: an X-ray machine that can produce stereographic images curet or curettea spoon-shaped surgical instrument for the removal of tissue from the walls of body cavities cystoscopea slender tubular medical instrument for examining the interior of the urethra and urinary bladder defibrillatordepressoran instrument used to press down or aside an organ or part dialysis machinedrainelectrocardiographan instrument for recording the electrical activity of the heart electroencephalographan instrument for recording the electrical activity of the brain, usually by means of electrodes placed on the scalp: used to diagnose tumours of the brain, to study brain waves, etc electromyographan instrument for recording the electrical activity of muscles encephalogramendoscopea long slender medical instrument used for examining the interior of hollow organs including the lung, stomach, bladder, and bowel fetoscopea fibreoptic instrument that can be passed through the abdomen of a pregnant woman to enable examination of the fetus and withdrawal of blood for sampling in prenatal diagnosis fibrescope or (U.S.) fiberscopean endoscope that transmits images of the interior of a hollow organ by fibre optics fluoroscopeforcepsa surgical instrument in the form of a pair of pincers, used esp in the delivery of babies gamma cameragastroscopea medical instrument for examining the interior of the stomach gonioscopean instrument used for examining the structures of the eye between the cornea and the lens that are not directly visible haemostat or (U.S.) hemostata surgical instrument that stops bleeding by compression of a blood vessel heart-lung machineheat lamphypodermic or hypodermic needlea hypodermic syringe or needle hypodermic or hypodermic syringea hypodermic syringe or needle inhalatorinspiratoriron lungkidney machinekymograph or cymographa rotatable drum for holding paper on which a tracking stylus continuously records variations in blood pressure, respiratory movements, etc lancet or lancea pointed surgical knife with two sharp edges laparoscopea medical instrument consisting of a tube that is inserted through the abdominal wall and illuminated to enable a doctor to view the internal organs laryngoscopea medical instrument for examining the larynx life-support machinethe equipment and apparatus required to keep astronauts alive in space, or divers underwater microscopean optical instrument that uses a lens or combination of lenses to produce a magnified image of a small, close object. Modern optical microscopes have magnifications of about 1500 to 2000 nebulizerneedlea similar instrument with a hook at one end for crocheting nephroscopea tubular medical instrument inserted through an incision in the skin to enable examination of a kidney oesophagoscope or (U.S.) esophagoscopean instrument for examining the oesophagus ophthalmoscopean instrument for examining the interior of the eye orthoscopea 19th-century instrument for viewing the fundus of the eye through a layer of water, which eliminates distortion caused by the cornea otoscopean instrument for examining the tympanic membrane and external canal of the ear oxygen maskoxygen tentpacemakerpackingperimetera medical instrument for measuring the limits of the field of vision pharyngoscopea medical instrument for examining the pharynx plaster castpneumatometeran instrument for measuring the pressure exerted by air being inhaled or exhaled during a single breath pneumographan instrument for making a record (pneumogram) of respiratory movements probea slender and usually flexible instrument for exploring a wound, sinus, etc proctoscopea medical instrument for examining the rectum Pulmotor(trademark)raspatorya surgical instrument for abrading; surgeon's rasp respiratorresuscitatorretinoscopean instrument that reflects a beam of light from a mirror into the eye retractoran instrument for holding back the edges of a surgical incision or organ or part rheometeran instrument for measuring the velocity of the blood flow rhinoscopea special instrument used to examine the nasal passages roentgenoscope or röntgenoscopescalpela surgical knife with a short thin blade scannerskiascopea medical instrument for examining the eye to detect errors of refraction slingsoundan instrument for insertion into a bodily cavity or passage to dilate strictures, dislodge foreign material, etc specimen bottlespeculuman instrument for dilating a bodily cavity or passage to permit examination of its interior sphygmographan instrument for making a recording (sphygmogram) of variations in blood pressure and pulse sphygmomanometeran instrument for measuring arterial blood pressure spirographan instrument for recording the movements of breathing spirometeran instrument for measuring the air capacity of the lungs splintstethoscopean instrument for listening to the sounds made within the body, typically consisting of a hollow disc that transmits the sound through hollow tubes to earpieces stomach pumpstretcherstupestyleta wire for insertion into a flexible cannula or catheter to maintain its rigidity or patency during passage styptic pencilsuturethe surgical seam formed after joining two surfaces swabsyringean instrument, such as a hypodermic syringe or a rubber ball with a slender nozzle, for use in withdrawing or injecting fluids, cleaning wounds, etc thoracoscopean instrument used for examining the pleural cavity tourniquetany instrument or device for temporarily constricting an artery of the arm or leg to control bleeding trepanan instrument resembling a carpenter's brace and bit formerly used to remove circular sections of bone (esp from the skull) trephinea surgical sawlike instrument for removing circular sections of bone, esp from the skull trocara surgical instrument for removing fluid from bodily cavities, consisting of a puncturing device situated inside a tube ultrasound scannerurethroscopea medical instrument for examining the urethra urinometeran instrument for determining the specific gravity of urine ventilatorwet packX-ray machine ▷ See medicine
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