curette curette

Definition(s):

  • (n) a surgical instrument shaped like a scoop to remove tissue from a bodily cavity

Usage(s):

  1. Then the uterus itself is scraped with a dull-edged curette, a small spoon-shaped instrument, until all embryonic matter has been removed.
  2. In this method, the dermatologist applies a local anesthetic and then scrapes away the soft, mushy tumor cells with a curette, an instrument with a sharp circular blade.

News

  • Police beat

    • Michelle DeVillier Doxey, 36, 3391 Prairie Rhonde Highway, Opelousas, cruelty to a juvenile. • Devan Willie Martinez, 17, 352 Curette Road, Palmetto, sexual battery.
    on October 18, 2013     Source: Opelousas Daily World

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