alphonsin

See also: Alphonsin

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alphonsin (plural alphonsins)

  1. Alternative form of Alphonsin
    • 2008 August, HW Herr, “'Crushing the stone': a brief history of lithotripsy, the first minimally invasive surgery”, in BJU international, volume 102, number 4:
      Leroy designed an instrument for grasping the stone using three or four claw-ended arms, an idea he found in the alphonsin of Alphonso Ferri, a Neapolitan surgeon of the 16th century, who used metal arms to seize and extract bullets from wounds.