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Heister Mouthgag

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Inventory Number: 10398
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Metal gag with flat, narrow jaws and bumps that would rest on the teeth, opened by screw.
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Invented c.1750 by Lorenz Heister.
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Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Metal
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
134 55 13 mm

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