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for•ceps



Pronunciation: (fôr'sups, -seps), [key]
n.,
pl. -ceps, -ci•pesPronunciation: (-su-pēz"). [key]

1. an instrument, as pincers or tongs, for seizing and holding objects, as in surgical operations.
2. Anat., Zool.a part or feature resembling a forceps, esp. a pair of appendages at the posterior of certain insects.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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