forceps
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Usage note
The plural of “forceps” is “forceps” or “forcipes.” The word "forceps" may be used with a singular or plural form of the verb.
forceps(
fawr
-
sehps
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a. el fórceps
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The doctor used a forceps to extract the polyp for biopsy.El médico utilizó un fórceps para extraer el pólipo para su biopsia.
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forceps
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a. el fórceps
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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forceps [ˈfɔːseps]
plural noun
fórceps (m)
modifier
forceps delivery (n) parto (m) con fórceps
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fórceps
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fórceps
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. forceps
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fórceps
forceps
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