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retractor; surgical instrument

retractor; surgical instrument

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Object Name
surgical instrument
overall: 4 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in x 3/4 in; 12.065 cm x 6.6675 cm x 1.905 cm
overall: 3/4 in x 4 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 1.905 cm x 11.7475 cm x 6.0325 cm
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Credit Line
from Julius Lempert, M.D., Lempert Institute of Otology
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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