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1. ablāciǒun n.

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Med. and surg. (a) Removal, amputation; ablacioun of blod, bloodletting; also, removal (of the cause of a disease); (b) loss of function (in a part of the body).

2. abstersiǒun n.

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Surg. (a) The act or process of cleansing a wound or sore, the removal of pus or other impurities by means of cleansing medicines; (b) a detergent or cleansing property.

3. abstersīve n.

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Surg. A cleansing medicine; a preparation, externally applied, which removes pus and other impurities from wounds or sores.

4. adustiǒun n.

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(a) Treatment with heat or burning, calcination of a substance; (b) surg. cauterization; (c) phys. the corruption of bodily humors, ulcers, etc., by heat; the process by which humors, etc., become adu

5. articūlāciǒun n.

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Anat. & surg. (a) A joint or joining (of bones); (b) setting (of bones or fractures).

6. astēl, astelle n.

Additional spellings: astelle
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(a) A billet or shingle; astel shid; (b) firewood; (c) surg. a splint.

7. bē̆nd(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: bende
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(a) A fetter, shackle, chain; also fig.; (b) a band or strap of metal, a hoop, clamp, fastening; (c) a circlet or fillet to confine the hair; (d) a cord for tying or fastening; a bandage, rope, withy…

8. calidicǒun n.

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Surg. A strong caustic medicine.

9. callō̆sitē n.

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Surg. Pathologically hardened tissue.

10. canāble n.

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Surg. A device for holding a broken limb rigid.

11. canal(e n.

Additional spellings: canale
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A pipe or tube.

12. cāne n.

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(a) A reed (esp., Arundo donax & Phragmites communis); (b) sugar cane (Saccharum officinarum); (c) a Javanese reed; prob., bamboo; (d) a fragrant reed of India and Persia.

13. canūle n.

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Surg. (a) A hollow sheath or tube through which a suturing needle or a cauterizing instrument is passed; fenestred canule, a tube with a hole, or window, in the side; (b) a tube inserted in the body…

14. cappe n.

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(a) A headdress, a hat; esp., a small head covering worn under the hood; (b) a priest's close-fitting cap, the coif covering the tonsure; also, any kind of head covering for ecclesiastics; (c) a…

15. carbuncle n.

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(a) A precious stone, any of the gems called carbuncles; esp., that carbuncle which shines in the dark; (b) a decorative material made of (or resembling) carbuncles; (c) something excellent or…

16. carpīe n.

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Surg. Shredded linen, surgical lint.

17. cā̆se n.(1)

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(a) A box, chest, casket, case; as a case, like a chest, as big as a chest; corporal case, corporas case, a case or container for a corporal cloth; (b) a quiver for arrows; a case for bows or bows and…

18. chanel n.

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(a) The bed of a river or of the sea; (b) a navigable channel in the estuary of a river.

19. circumcisiǒun n.

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A religious rite of Jews and Mohammedans: removal of the foreskin, circumcision [corresp. in significance to baptism among Christians]; holden, kepen circumcisioun, observe the rite of circumcision…

20. clāvā̆le n.

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(a) A nail; (b) surg. a cauterizing instrument with a nail-shaped head; ?also, cauterization with such an instrument.