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curette


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Curette  \Cu*rette"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Curetted};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Curetting}.]  (Med.) 
  To  scrape  with  a  curette. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Curette  \Cu*rette"\  (k?-r?t"),  n.[F.,  fr  curer  to  cleanse.] 
  (Med.) 
  A  scoop  or  ring  with  either  a  blunt  or  a  cutting  edge,  for 
  removing  substances  from  the  walls  of  a  cavity,  as  from  the 
  eye,  ear,  or  womb. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  curette 
  n  :  a  surgical  instrument  shaped  like  a  scoop  to  remove  tissue 
  from  a  bodily  cavity  [syn:  {curet}] 




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