plexor


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plex·or

 (plĕk′sər)
[From Greek plēxis, a blow, from plēssein, plēg-, to strike; see plāk-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

plexor

(ˈplɛksə) or

plessor

n
(Medicine) med a small hammer with a rubber head for use in percussion of the chest and testing reflexes
[C19: from Greek plēxis a stroke, from plēssein to strike]
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Noun1.plexor - (medicine) a small hammer with a rubber head used in percussive examinations of the chest and in testing reflexesplexor - (medicine) a small hammer with a rubber head used in percussive examinations of the chest and in testing reflexes
hammer - a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
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