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aspirator


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(ass-per-ay-ter)

any of various instruments used for aspiration. Some employ hollow needles for removing fluid from cysts, inflamed joint cavities, etc.; another kind is used to suck debris and water from the patient's mouth during dental treatment.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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