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Definition: 'Lowsley Tractor'

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Lowsley tractor

Type: Term

Pronunciation: lows′lē

Definitions:
1. a slender, curved instrument with flexible blades at its tip, which can be opened or closed by rotation at the proximal end of the tractor; it is passed through the urethra into the bladder and used to retract the prostate gland downward into the operative field in the initial stages of perineal prostatectomy.



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