Definition of atraumatic in English:

atraumatic

Syllabification: a·trau·mat·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌātrəˈmatik, ˌātrou-, ˌātrô-
 
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adjective

(Of a medical or surgical procedure) causing minimal tissue injury.
More example sentences
  • Although it is a relatively atraumatic procedure, various histologic alterations have been observed in various tissues.
  • The need for medical interventions was also reduced with atraumatic needles: one intervention was avoided for every three patients undergoing lumbar puncture
  • New laparoscopic instruments, such as the ultrasonic dissector and atraumatic grasper, may make minimally invasive procedures feasible for more patients.

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