Definition of Curet

1. Noun. A surgical instrument shaped like a scoop to remove tissue from a bodily cavity.

Exact synonyms: Curette
Generic synonyms: Surgical Instrument



Definition of Curet

1. a surgical instrument [n -S]

Medical Definition of Curet

1. See: curette. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curet

curds
curds and whey
curdy
curdy pus
cure
cure-all
cure-alls
cureall
curealls
cured
cureless
curelessness
curer
curers
cures
curet (current term)
curetment
curetonite
curets
curettage
curettages
curetted
curettement
curettements
curettes
curetting
curf
curfew
curfewed

Literary usage of Curet

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1. The American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children (1916)
"On the other hand, adenocarcinoma of the uterus has been completely removed by the curet according to various authors^ . and possibly in one or two ..."

2. Principles and Practice of Modern Otology by John Finch Barnhill, Ernest deWolfe Wales (1911)
"Removal of Polypi by curet or Snare.—The aural snare (Fig. ... Generally speaking, the curet is best suited for the removal of the smaller tumors, ..."

3. Operative Gynecology by Harry Sturgeon Crossen (1917)
""The only features about the curet (Fig. 279) which need attention are the shape and width of its cutting blade. It is sharp, the edge being obtained by ..."

4. Practical Gynecology: A Comprehensive Text-book for Students and Physicians by Edward Emmet Montgomery (1903)
"The curet in doubtful cases may afford sufficient material for a microscopic ... Douche curet. structure—information which could not be otherwise procured. ..."

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