forcipressure

noun

for·​ci·​pres·​sure ˈfȯr-sə-ˌpresh-ər How to pronounce forcipressure (audio)
: compression of a blood vessel with a forceps to arrest hemorrhage

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“Forcipressure.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/forcipressure. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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