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plexor

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Pronunciation: /ˈplɛksə
 
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(also plessor)

Definition of plexor in English:

noun

A small hammer with a rubber head used to test reflexes and in medical percussion.
Example sentences
  • The pleximeter is held firmly into an intercostal space while two quick uniform taps with the plexor, using wrist action, are delivered to it.

Origin

mid 19th century: formed irregularly from Greek plēxis 'percussion' (from plēssein 'to strike') + -or1.

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