Acutorsion


Acutorsion
Acutorsion Ac`u*tor"sion, n. [L. acus needle + torsion.] (Med.) The twisting of an artery with a needle to arrest hemorrhage.

Note: [Not in Stedman -- an obsolete procedure?] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.