#GermanWordOfTheWeek 5: Moskitoklemme

Photo: Sparkla (WikiCommons, Original Upload: 10 August 2005).
Photo: Sparkla (WikiCommons, Original Upload: 10 August 2005).

 

Moskitoklemme (engl. mosquito forceps, mosquito clamp): a small, curved or straight surgical instrument (a small hemostat) used for the clamping of fine blood vessels and grasping and holding delicate tissues, as well as for primary hemostasis.