wangensteen apparatus

wangensteen apparatus
\\ˈwaŋgənˌstēn-\ noun also wangensteen appliance
Usage: usually capitalized W
Etymology: after Owen H. Wangensteen b1898
: the apparatus used in Wangensteen suction

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