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FIG. 1 is a top, perspective view of a medical device indicator guide in accordance with the present design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view of the medical device indicator guide of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a side view of the medical device indicator guide of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of the medical device indicator guide of FIG. 2, rotated 180°.

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  1. The ornamental design for a medical device indicator guide, as shown and described.
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