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Device

Correct spelling for device

Medical definition of device:

A contrivance or instrument designed for a specific purpose.

Usage examples for device:

  • " This," says Lord Bacon, " I should doubt to be a device to keep this strange form of cure in request and use, because many times you cannot come by the weapon itself." "Psychotherapy, – James J. Walsh"
  • Now here's a device "A Red Wallflower, – Susan Warner"

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Glossopharyngeal nerve, 9th cranial nerve, emerges from the medulla oblongata between the olive and the restiform body by five or six rootlets which soon join to form one trunk; its deep relations are with the nucleus ambiguus, the fasciculus solitarius, and a terminal nucleus in the medulla; it leaves the cranium through the jugular foramen and is distributed as a nerve of sensation to the tongue and pharynx. ...

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