Ecraseur - definition of ecraseur by The Free Dictionary
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(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'.
, a veterinary surgical tool used to remove ovaries in large animals; sometimes used to castrate horses or bulls.