grooved director

grooved director
a grooved instrument used to guide the direction and depth of a surgical incision.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Director — Di*rect or, n. [Cf. F. directeur.] 1. One who, or that which, directs; one who regulates, guides, or orders; a manager or superintendent. [1913 Webster] In all affairs thou sole director. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a body of persons… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • director — 1. A smoothly grooved instrument used with a knife to limit the incision of tissues. SYN: staff (2). 2. The head of a service or specialty division. [L. dirigo, pp. rectus, to arrange, set in order] * * * di·rec·tor də rek tər, dī …   Medical dictionary

  • guide — 1. To lead in a set course. 2. Any device or instrument by which another is led into its proper course, e.g., a grooved director, a catheter g.. [M.E., fr. O.Fr. guier, to show the way, fr. Germanic] anterior g. SYN: incisal g.. catheter g. a… …   Medical dictionary

  • conductor — 1. A probe or sound with a groove along which a knife is passed in slitting open a sinus or fistula; a grooved director. 2. Any substance possessing conductivity. * * * con·duc·tor kən dək tər …   Medical dictionary

  • Guide — Guide, n. [OE. giae, F. guide, It. guida. See {Guide}, v. t.] 1. A person who leads or directs another in his way or course, as in a strange land; one who exhibits points of interest to strangers; a conductor; also, that which guides; a guidebook …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guide — Guide, n. [OE. giae, F. guide, It. guida. See {Guide}, v. t.] 1. A person who leads or directs another in his way or course, as in a strange land; one who exhibits points of interest to strangers; a conductor; also, that which guides; a guidebook …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guide bar — Guide Guide, n. [OE. giae, F. guide, It. guida. See {Guide}, v. t.] 1. A person who leads or directs another in his way or course, as in a strange land; one who exhibits points of interest to strangers; a conductor; also, that which guides; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guide block — Guide Guide, n. [OE. giae, F. guide, It. guida. See {Guide}, v. t.] 1. A person who leads or directs another in his way or course, as in a strange land; one who exhibits points of interest to strangers; a conductor; also, that which guides; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guide meridian — Guide Guide, n. [OE. giae, F. guide, It. guida. See {Guide}, v. t.] 1. A person who leads or directs another in his way or course, as in a strange land; one who exhibits points of interest to strangers; a conductor; also, that which guides; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guide pile — Guide Guide, n. [OE. giae, F. guide, It. guida. See {Guide}, v. t.] 1. A person who leads or directs another in his way or course, as in a strange land; one who exhibits points of interest to strangers; a conductor; also, that which guides; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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