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tongue depressor

Syllabification: tongue de·pres·sor

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of tongue depressor in English:

noun

An instrument, typically a small flat piece of wood, used by health practitioners to press down the tongue in order to allow inspection of the mouth or throat.

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