Relating to, or performed by, both hands. [bi- + L. manus, hand]

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bi·man·u·al (')bī-'man-yə(-wə)l adj done with or requiring the use of both hands <a \bimanual pelvic examination>
bi·man·u·al·ly adv

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using two hands to perform an activity, such as a gynaecological examination.

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bi·man·u·al (bi-manґu-əl) [bi- + manual] with both hands; performed by both hands.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • bimanual — Relativo o perteneciente al funcionamiento de ambas manos. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • bimanual — [bī man′yo͞o əl] adj. [ BI 1 + MANUAL] using or requiring both hands bimanually adv …   English World dictionary

  • bimanual — adjective requiring two hands or designed for two people a two handed sledgehammer a two handed crosscut saw a machine designed for bimanual operation • Syn: ↑two handed • Similar to: ↑handed …   Useful english dictionary

  • bimanual — adjective Date: circa 1889 done with or requiring the use of both hands • bimanually adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bimanual — bimanually, adv. /buy man yooh euhl/, adj. involving or requiring the use of both hands. [1870 75; BI 1 + MANUAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • bimanual — adjective Involving or using both hands …   Wiktionary

  • bimanual — bi|ma|nu|al Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • bimanual — adj. two handed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bimanual — adjective performed with both hands. Derivatives bimanually adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • bimanual — bi·manual …   English syllables

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