plexor


plexor
SYN: plessor. [G. plexis, a stroke]

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plex·or 'plek-sər n a small hammer with a rubber head used in medical percussion

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n.

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plex·or (plekґsor) percussion hammer, or the index or middle finger of the dominant hand used as a hammer in percussion.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • plexor — Véase percusor. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • plexor — [plek′sər] n. [ModL < Gr plēxis, a striking, akin to plēssein, to strike < IE * plēk , a stroke < base * plā , flat > PLAIN1] Med. a small hammer with a soft head, as of rubber, formerly used in percussion …   English World dictionary

  • plexor — /plek seuhr/, n. Med. a small hammer with a soft rubber head or the like, used in percussion for diagnostic purposes. Also, percussor, plessor. [1835 45; < Gk plêx(is) stroke, percussion + OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • plexor — plex·or || pleksÉ™(r) n. medical hammer, hammer used in medical diagnoses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plexor — [ plɛksə] (also plessor) noun a small hammer with a rubber head used to test reflexes and in medical percussion. Origin C19: formed irregularly from Gk plēxis percussion + or1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • plexor — plex·or …   English syllables

  • plexor — n.; see plessor …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • plexor — /ˈplɛksə/ (say pleksuh) noun Medicine a small hammer with a soft rubber head or the like, used in percussion for diagnostic purposes. Also, plessor. {Greek plex(is) stroke, percussion + or2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • plexor — n. (also plessor) Med. a small hammer used to test reflexes and in percussing. Etymology: irreg. f. Gk plexis percussion + OR(1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Молоточек Перкуссионный (Plessor), Плексор (Plexor) — небольшой молоточек, который применяется для исследования нервных рефлексов, а также используется при перкуссии. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины


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