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Medical Term:

Crowe-Davis mouth gag

Pronunciation: kro dav'is

Definition: instrument used for opening the mouth, depressing the tongue, maintaining the airway, and transmitting volatile anesthetics by inhalation or endotracheal tube during tonsillectomy or other oropharyngeal surgery.

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