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[L. instrumentum, tool]
1. A mechanical device.
2. A special tool for accomplishing a specific task. Reflex hammers, microscopes, stethoscopes, cystoscopes, and surgeon's scalpels are all instruments.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Instrument." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731133/3/instrument.
Instrument. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731133/3/instrument. Accessed June 3, 2023.
Instrument. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731133/3/instrument
Instrument [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 03]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731133/3/instrument.
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