saliva ejector

noun

Medical Definition of saliva ejector

: a narrow tubular device providing suction to draw saliva, blood, and debris from the mouth of a dental patient in order to maintain a clear operative field

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“Saliva ejector.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/saliva%20ejector. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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