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USD924400S1
USD924400S1 US29/690,185 US201929690185F USD924400S US D924400 S1 USD924400 S1 US D924400S1 US 201929690185 F US201929690185 F US 201929690185F US D924400 S USD924400 S US D924400S
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FIG. 1 illustrates a front perspective view of a surgical instrument;
FIG. 2 illustrates a front elevation view thereof;
FIG. 3 illustrates a back elevation view thereof;
FIG. 4 illustrates a side elevation view thereof;
FIG. 5 illustrates a side elevation view thereof;
FIG. 6 illustrates a top plan view thereof; and,
FIG. 7 illustrates a bottom plan view thereof.
The broken lines shown in the drawings are for the purpose of illustrating portions of the surgical instrument and form no part of the claimed design.

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