écraseur

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écraseur

(ˌeɪkrɑːˈzɜː)
n
(Surgery) a surgical device consisting of a heavy wire loop placed around a part to be removed and tightened until it cuts through
[C19: from French, from écraser to crush]
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Vaginal ovariectomy, however, requires the use of a specialized instrument, the ecraseur.
It was then stigmatised as a 'mouvante fabrique de catastrophes' or as 'un ecraseur, un broyeur, un concasseur, un laminoir'.
Ecraseur, a veterinary surgical tool used to remove ovaries in large animals; sometimes used to castrate horses or bulls.