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Accession # SRM1976-19.17

Tenaculum

1858-1872


A tenaculum is a sharp, pointed hook used to grab on to tissues or arteries during surgery. This one has a cross-hatched ebony handle and was manufactured by Snowden & Bros. of Philadelphia.




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