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depressor

depressor is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(dē-prĕs′or )

[L.]

1. A variety of muscle (d. anguli oris).
2. An agent or drug which depresses function.
3. An instrument used to press down on tissues, e.g., on the tongue.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Depressor." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738717/all/tongue_depressor.
Depressor. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738717/all/tongue_depressor. Accessed May 23, 2019.
Depressor. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738717/all/tongue_depressor
Depressor [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738717/all/tongue_depressor.
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