forceps

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an extractor consisting of a pair of pincers used in medical treatment (especially for the delivery of babies)

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The cotton is inserted gently into the ear with an alligator forceps.
Instruments useful for the removal of crusts include 1)a 4-mm, O[degrees] telescope, 2) a Frazier suction tube, 3) cup or alligator forceps, and 4) a bulb syringe or other irrigation setup.