A laparoscopic robotic surgery machine. Patient-side cart of the da Vinci surgical system.

A medical robot is a robot used in the medical sciences. They include surgical robots. These are in most telemanipulators, which use the surgeon's activators on one side to control the "effector" on the other side.[1][2][3]


A disinfection robot in Heathrow Airport

See also


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