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clamp

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noun \ˈklamp\

Medical Definition of clamp

  1. :  any of various instruments or appliances having parts brought together for holding or compressing something; especially :  an instrument used to hold, compress, or crush vessels and hollow organs and to aid in surgical excision of parts <an arterial clamp>




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clamp

transitive verb

Medical Definition of clamp

  1. :  to fasten with or as if with a clamp <the descending thoracic aorta was clamped—W. A. Banks et al>





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