Definition of insufflator in English:

insufflator

Line breaks: in|suf|fla¦tor
Pronunciation: /ˈɪnsəfleɪtə
 
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noun

  • 1A device for blowing powder on to a surface in order to make fingerprints visible.
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    • I'm sure you'd be horribly disappointed if they didn't clutter this room up with insufflators and tripods and what not.
  • 2An instrument for medical insufflation.
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    • At Sarasota Memorial, the robot is as common to a general surgery laparoscopy as the insufflator or electro-surgical unit.
    • Insufflator pressures should be monitored throughout the procedure, and the insufflator tubing should be disconnected from the trocar cannula before personnel deactivate the insufflator.
    • The surgeon deflates the abdomen by turning off the insufflator, opening the trocar ports, and suctioning the abdominal cavity.

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