n. twisting artery with needle to stop bleeding.

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  • Acutorsion — Ac u*tor sion, n. [L. acus needle + torsion.] (Med.) The twisting of an artery with a needle to arrest hemorrhage. Note: [Not in Stedman an obsolete procedure?] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acutorsión — torsión de una arteria con una aguja para contener una hemorragia Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

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