Why does a single forceps end with the letter s?
Maybe it's like "scissors", indicating one pair of scissors.
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Click here for the answer from Answers.com See the Web Links to the left for more information. . A forceps is a laboratory word for tweezers. Tweezers are used to pick u…p small objects with dexterity.
Forceps are basically tweezers for scientists and doctors. Answer A forcep is a medical instrument used during surgery. Answer A forecep is a tool used by an obstetrician… to help guide the head of a baby being born out of the birth canal.
To pick up small objects Forceps are tongs or pincers for grasping, compressing or pulling, used esp. by surgeons and dentists. For example, a baby might be delivered by forc…eps, used to pull it from its mother's womb.
It is used by surgeons to grasp, manipulate or extract something.
well actually there are a lot of kinds of forceps, but mostly these forceps used for grasp, hold,stabilize or pick up small things
Forceps are a tool/instrument that have "pincers", similar to tongs that can extract, manipulate, twist and pull an object out of the body. Forceps are most used in the labor …and delivery setting- to extract the newborn out of the woman's body when it is medically indicated.
Forceps like tongs are designed to hold parts during dissection of plants, animals. It is used in in vivo and in vitro examination and surgical procedures in human subjects.
to pick up small light weight things
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Alligator forceps are a surgical instrument with a long shaft that ends with a grip at a 45-degree angle. They are used for clamping on objects in hard-to-reach places. The ja…ws only close when pressure is applied from someone's hands, so when not in use the jaws remain open.
Common to neuro surgery specifically for handling fine suture when sewing the dura. .
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Forceps is a medical instrument that looks kind of like tongs with flat ends. During labor and delivery, forceps may be needed to turn the baby or to help quickly assist to de…liver a newborn. The forceps is opened (like tongs) and each flat side is placed on each side of the baby's head, then the doctor guides the baby out the vagina.
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curved instrument used to remove residual adenoid, usually located deeper in the posterior nasal cavity, after attempted removal with curettes or adenoid punches
Yes, forceps is a noun, a singular, common, concrete noun; a thing. Note: the word forceps belongs to a group of words that appear to be plural but are singular because the …word is a shortened form of 'a pair of forceps'; the plural form is 'two pairs of forceps. Some other nouns in this category are pants, scissors, binoculars, etc.
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