Definition of Bimanual

1. Adjective. Requiring two hands or designed for two people. "A machine designed for bimanual operation"

Exact synonyms: Two-handed
Similar to: Handed



Definition of Bimanual

1. Adjective. Involving or using both hands ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bimanual

1. done with two hands [adj]

Medical Definition of Bimanual

1. Relating to, or performed by, both hands. Origin: bi-+ L. Manus, hand (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bimanual

biloquium
bilsted
bilsteds
biltong
biltongs
bim
bima
bimaculate
bimagnon
bimagnons
bimah
bimahs
bimana
bimanal
bimanous
bimanual (current term)
bimanual percussion
bimanual version
bimanually
bimarginate
bimas
bimastism
bimastoid
bimatoprost
bimatrices
bimatrix
bimaxillary
bimaxillary dentoalveolar protrusion
bimaxillary protrusion
bimaxillary protrusive occlusion

Literary usage of Bimanual

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1. Manual of gynecology by David Berry Hart (1893)
"The student will soon find that Difficult the bimanual can be performed in ... The best case for a bimanual is in a patient a fortnight or three weeks after ..."

2. Essentials of gynæcology: Arranged in the Form of Questions and Answers by Edwin Bradford Cragin (1897)
"bimanual Examination. What is the method of performing it ? The position of the patient and the ... Describe the use of the external hand in the bimanual. ..."

3. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1897)
"In these cases experience must decide what is best to be done. 83.—THE IMPORTANCE OF bimanual EXAMINATION OF THE URINARY BLADDER IN DIAGNOSING ..."

4. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(a) bimanual Palpation of the Kidney i. The Ordinary Method Technic. ... bimanual Palpation of Right Kidney; Patient in Dorsal Posture, Loft Hand Pressing ..."

5. Gynecology by Brooke Melancthon Anspach (1921)
"In bimanual palpation (Figs. 120 to) the palmar surface of one hand s placed upon the abdominal wall, and one or two fingers of the other hand .re ..."

6. Medical gynecology by Samuel Wyllis Bandler (1914)
"bimanual MASSAGE (VAGINO-ABDOMINAL) IN CHRONIC CONDITIONS ... The most important action of vaginal bimanual massage con- ..."

7. Ambidexterity, or, Two-handedness and two-brainedness: Or, Two-handedness by John Jackson (1905)
"It is reasonable to suppose that if a partial introduction of bimanual skill is so valuable in a limited number of employments, HOW MUCH MORE DESIRABLE AND ..."

8. A Manual of gynaecology by Thomas Watts Eden (1911)
"METHOD OF MAKING THE bimanual EXAMINATION, the examiner standing at the side of the couch. ... bimanual Examination.—The next step is the bimanual ..."

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