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a slender, flexible instrument introduced into passages of the body, especially the urethra, for dilating, examining, medicating, etc.
a suppository.

a wax candle.
Historical Examples

In the Land of Mosques & Minarets Francis Miltoun
Old Junk H. M. Tomlinson
A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various
Old Junk H. M. Tomlinson
Lippincott’s Magazine, Volume 11, No. 26, May, 1873 Various
A Short History of the Royal Navy 1217 to 1688 David Hannay
In the Land of Mosques & Minarets Francis Miltoun
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various
Library Of The World’s Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2 Charles Dudley Warner

(med) a long slender semiflexible cylindrical instrument for inserting into body passages, such as the rectum or urethra, to dilate structures, introduce medication, etc


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