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Webster 1913 Edition


Trocar

Tro′car

,
Noun.
[F.
trocart
(or
trois-quarts
, i. e., three quarters);
trois
three (L.
tres
) +
carre
the side of a sword blade; – so called from its triangular point.]
(Surg.)
A stylet, usually with a triangular point, used for exploring tissues or for inserting drainage tubes, as in dropsy.
[Written also
trochar
.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Trocar

TRO'CAR

,
Noun.
A surgical instrument for tapping dropsical persons and the like.

Definition 2022


trocar

trocar

See also: troçar

English

Noun

trocar (plural trocars)

  1. A pointed hollow cylindrical device used to make small incisions and surgically insert cannulas, etc., into body cavities, or to aspirate fluids.

Translations

Anagrams


Ladino

Etymology

From Portuguese trocar.

Verb

trocar (Latin spelling)

  1. to change

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese trocar, of uncertain origin. Compare Spanish trocar and French troquer.

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /tɾuˈkaɾ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /tɾoˈka(ʁ)/
  • Hyphenation: tro‧car

Verb

trocar (first-person singular present indicative troco, past participle trocado)

  1. to change, exchange
  2. First-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of trocar
  3. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) personal infinitive of trocar
  4. First-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of trocar
  5. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) future subjunctive of trocar

Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:trocar.

Conjugation

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Spanish

Etymology

From Latin trocare. Cognate to English truck.

Verb

trocar (first-person singular present trueco, first-person singular preterite troqué, past participle trocado)

  1. to barter

Conjugation

  • Rule: o becomes ue in stressed syllables; c becomes qu before e.

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