Forceps

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English[edit | edit source]

  • forceps

Dutch[edit | edit source]

  • forceps[1]
  • verlostang[2]; tang; (verlos)tang
  • (biologie) tangachtig orgaan
  • opensperrer (eyelid forceps)
  • naaldvoerder (needle forceps)(geneeskundig instrument)
  • anatomisch pincet (dissecting forceps)
  • pincet (tweezers)[3]

Examples[edit | edit source]

  • two pairs of forceps = twee tangen

  1. forceps (1.) (medisch) tang, m.n. verlostang (2.) (anatomie) zekere vezelbundel in de hersenen (Van Dale Groot Woordenboek van de Nederlandse taal, 14e ed.)
  2. IATE Definition: instrument bestaande uit twee handvaten en twee bladen voor trekken, grijpen of samendrukken’ (Wb Geneesk.DHD)
  3. ‘Tweezers are small tools used for picking up objects too small to be easily handled with the human fingers. The tool is most likely derived from tongs, pincers, or scissors-like pliers used to grab or hold hot objects since the dawn of recorded history. In a scientific or medical context they are normally referred to as forceps.’ (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tweezers)