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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 for·ceps /ˈfɔrsəps, ˌsɛps/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 for·ceps /ˈfɔrsəps, ˌsɛps/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 For·ceps n.
 1. A pair of pinchers, or tongs; an instrument for grasping, holding firmly, or exerting traction upon, bodies which it would be inconvenient or impracticable to seize with the fingers, especially one for delicate operations, as those of watchmakers, surgeons, accoucheurs, dentists, etc.
 2. Zool. The caudal forceps-shaped appendage of earwigs and some other insects. See Earwig.
 Dressing forceps. See under Dressing.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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