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Meaning of "tenaculum" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TENACULUM

From Late Latin, from Latin tenēre to hold.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TENACULUM

tenaculum  [tɪˈnækjʊləm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TENACULUM

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adjective
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tenaculum is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TENACULUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

tenaculum

Tenaculum

A tenaculum is a surgical instrument, usually classified as a type of forceps. It consists of a slender sharp-pointed hook attached to a handle and is used mainly in surgery for seizing and holding parts, such as blood vessels. Uses include: ▪ Steadying the cervix and uterus during insertion of an intrauterine device. ▪ Seizing and holding as arteries in various surgical procedures.

Definition of tenaculum in the English dictionary

The definition of tenaculum in the dictionary is a surgical or dissecting instrument for grasping and holding parts, consisting of a slender hook mounted in a handle.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TENACULUM


baculum
ˈbækjʊləm
cubiculum
kjuːˈbɪkjʊləm
curriculum
kəˈrɪkjʊləm
diverticulum
ˌdaɪvəˈtɪkjʊləm
gubernaculum
ˌɡjuːbəˈnækjʊləm
hibernaculum
ˌhaɪbəˈnækjʊləm
inoculum
ɪˈnɒkjʊləm
operculum
əʊˈpɜːkjʊləm
osculum
ˈɒskjʊləm
reticulum
rɪˈtɪkjʊləm
retinaculum
ˌrɛtɪˈnækjʊləm
saeculum
ˈsaɪkjʊləm
speculum
ˈspɛkjʊləm
supernaculum
ˌsuːpəˈnækjʊləm
sustentaculum
ˌsʌstɛnˈtækjʊləm
tentaculum
tɛnˈtækjʊləm
tuberculum
tjʊˈbɜːkjʊləm
Tusculum
ˈtʌskjʊləm
umbraculum
ʌmˈbrækjʊləm
vibraculum
vaɪˈbrækjʊləm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TENACULUM

tenability
tenable
tenableness
tenably
tenace
tenacious
tenaciously
tenaciousness
tenacity
tenacula
tenaille
tenaillon
tenancies
tenancy
tenancy agreement
tenant
tenant farmer
tenant in common
tenant-in-chief
tenant-like

WORDS THAT END LIKE TENACULUM

acetabulum
alternative curriculum
animalculum
Basic Curriculum
core curriculum
corniculum
endoplasmic reticulum
frenulum
furculum
infundibulum
Janiculum
National Curriculum
pendulum
receptaculum
seculum
spiculum
suboperculum
vasculum
vestibulum
vinculum

Synonyms and antonyms of tenaculum in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tenaculum» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TENACULUM

Find out the translation of tenaculum to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tenaculum from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tenaculum» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

tenaculum
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tenaculum
570 millions of speakers

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tenaculum
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

tenaculum
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

مشباث
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

tenaculum
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tenáculo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

tenaculum
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tenaculum
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tenaculum
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

tenaculum
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

支持鉤
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

tenaculum
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tenaculum
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

tenaculum
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

tenaculum
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टेकाकुलीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tenakulum
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tenaculum
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tenaculum
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

tenaculum
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tenaculum
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

tenaculum
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

tenaculum
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

tenaculum
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

tenaculum
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tenaculum

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TENACULUM»

The term «tenaculum» is normally little used and occupies the 129.159 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TENACULUM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «tenaculum» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «tenaculum» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tenaculum

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TENACULUM»

Discover the use of tenaculum in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tenaculum and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Varney's Midwifery
The tenaculum grasps the anterior lip ofthe cervix with the teeth placed parallel to the plane ofthe speculum blades. If the uterus is retroverted, it may be more effective to place the tenaculum on the posterior lip. Gentle traction is exerted toward ...
Tekoa L. King, Mary C. Brucker, Jan M. Kriebs, 2013
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The Mechanics of Surgery
Uterine Tenaeula and Tenaculum Forceps. These differ slightly from the patterns described in the chapter devoted to laparotomy and shown by figures 950 and 951, in being heavier and having shorter and stronger hooks. They are employed  ...
Charles Truax, 1899
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The Evolution of Surgical Instruments: An Illustrated ...
As truly safe surgery employing absorbable, carbolized catgut sutures began its triumphant course, the short era of acupressure hemostasis came to a close/* Tenaculums and Tenaculum Artery Forceps In 1783, Benjamin Bell illustrated the  ...
John Kirkup, 2006
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Lexicon Orthopaedic Etymology
Latin tenaculum: "that which serves for holding." The word was introduced by the Roman grammarian Terentianus Maurus (2nd,3rd century A.D.). 1t is derived from the verb teneo (p.p. tentum): "1 hold, grasp, keep, have." whence figuratively "1 ...
Diab, 1999
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A Text-book of Gynecology: Designed for the Student and ...
Designed for the Student and General Practitioner C. Cowperthwaite. cervix or tumor may be held steady while being removed by the rotary or sawing motion of the scissors. I have improved the ordinary tenaculum by combining it with another , ...
C. Cowperthwaite, 2001
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The Lancet London: A Journal of British and Foreign ...
This can be easily done in arteries of a large size, because they are surrounded by a cellular sheath, which ad-' mits of their being drawn out from their ordinary situation, by a common pair of forceps, or by a tenaculum. You take the end of the  ...
‎1830
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Atlas of Orthopaedic Surgery: A Multimedia Reference
A motorized burr is used to decorticate the glenoid neck in the area for the capsular reattachment. with a sharp tenaculum. These instruments can be found in the Bankart repair instrument sets that are available from different instrument ...
Joseph David Zuckerman, Kenneth J. Koval, 2004
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Institutes and Practice of Surgery
The tenaculum, needle, and forceps, are the instruments commonly employed for casting a ligature around the divided vessel. When the wound is open, not very deep, and the vessels large, the tenaculum will be found the most convenient.
William Gibson, 2010
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London Medical Gazette
Tying the vessels may be either done with a needle and ligature, or by means of a tenaculum. We take a curved needle, include the extremity of the artery, and pass it through on one side, at a moderate distance ; it is then to be brought back  ...
‎1839
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Handbook of Outpatient Hysteroscopy: A complete guide to ...
Tenaculum forceps should not be routinely used, but may be necessary if there is a 'pinpoint,' fibrous (usually from previous cervical biopsy) or stenotic external cervical os. Other indications are given in Information Box 4.9. The tenaculum ...
T Justin Clark, Janesh Gupta, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TENACULUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tenaculum is used in the context of the following news items.
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Juniper Pharmaceuticals Announces First Patient Enrolled in Phase …
The multicenter clinical trial will study 150 patients undergoing pipelle-directed endometrial biopsy with tenaculum placement at 15 research sites across the ... «PR Newswire, Jun 15»
2
Contraceptive Placement at Delivery Trumps Delayed Placement
... primary delivery procedure; and 4) fewer accessories (eg, speculum, sound, tenaculum, light source) are required," Dr Blumenthal and Dr Goldthwaite explain. «Medscape, Jun 15»
3
University of Hawaii Recruiting 14-Year Olds for Abortion Bleeding …
In the usual dilation and evacuation abortion, the abortionist will widen the vaginal opening with a speculum, grab the cervix with a tenaculum (a gripping tool), ... «National Right to Life News, Apr 15»
4
Horace Mann dissects the Civil War
Lastly, Mr. Wunderlich detailed the tricky process of closing an artery with a hook-shaped tool called a tenaculum. Throughout, a delighted smile flickered on ... «The Riverdale Press, Apr 15»
5
FDA approves gynecological tool to replace forceps
Traditionally, doctors use cervical tenaculum forceps to clamp open or stabilize the cervix and Dr. David Turok, who consulted Bioceptive on their new device, ... «New York Daily News, Jan 15»
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Bioceptive Suction Cervical Retractor Lands FDA Clearance
Bioceptive, a New Orleans-based firm, won FDA clearance to introduce its new suction cervical retractor to U.S. gynocologists. Unlike cervical tenaculum forceps ... «Medgadget.com, Jan 15»
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Bioceptive receives FDA clearance for device
The device is essentially a gentler suction-based device that could replace cervical tenaculum forceps in a wide array of gynecological procedures. The FDA ... «MiamiHerald.com, Jan 15»
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People Are Questioning The Authenticity Of Some Of The Claims In …
You would need an additional instrument (tenaculum) to straighten out the uterus to avoid perforation of the uterus. Inserting anything non-sterile into a cervix ... «Uproxx, Jan 15»
9
Why gynecologists think IUDs are the best contraceptive
They'll do this using a clamp called a tenaculum to hold onto the cervix. MacIsaac said this usually feels like a "pinch" and can be similar in pain to a menstrual ... «Vox, Nov 14»
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Abortion Clinic in Kansas Shuts Down for Good After Routinely …
Knarr once left a tenaculum and speculum inside a patient and was known to come to the clinic while chemically impaired. Should have closed 3 years ago. «LifeNews.com, Jul 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Tenaculum [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tenaculum>. Aug 2019 ».
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