écra·​seur ā-krä-ˈzər, ˌē- How to pronounce écraseur (audio)
: a surgical instrument containing a chain or wire loop that is used to encircle and sever a projecting mass of tissue (as the testicles of a horse or a pedicled tumor) by gradual tightening of the chain or loop

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“écraseur.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/%C3%A9craseur. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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