\tˈʊ͡ənɪkˌe͡ɪ], \tˈʊənɪkˌeɪ], \t_ˈʊə_n_ɪ_k_ˌeɪ]\
Definitions of TOURNIQUET
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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Devices for the compression of a blood vessel by application around an extremity to control the circulation and prevent the flow of blood to or from the distal area. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
An instrument for arresting temporarily the flow of blood through a large artery in a limb; it consists of a broad band drawn tightly around the limb, with a pad over the artery, the pressure of which is increased by means of a screw.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
A bandage which is tightened by turning a screw to check a flow of blood, used chiefly in amputations.
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
A surgical instrument or bandage, which is straitened or relaxed with a screw, and used to check haemorrhages.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
A bandage which may be tightened by a screw, used in surgery to produce pressure on a blood-vessel, so as to restrain bleeding.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
Instrument for the compression of blood-vessels. Tourniquets are of various kinds, named from the inventors, as Dupuytren's, Esmarch's, Skey's, or Signorini's.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
An instrument for stopping temporarily the flow of blood through a large artery in a limb. A broad band drawn tightly around the limb with a pad over the artery, a solid rubber cord passed around the limb and held by a clamp. [Fr.]
By Smith Ely Jelliffe