(ku-ret´) a loop, ring, or spoon-shaped instrument, attached to a handle and having sharp or blunt edges; used to scrape tissue from a surface. to remove growths or other material from the wall of a cavity or other surface, using a curette.
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• (n.) 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. • (v. t.) To scrape with a curette.
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(from the article `curettage`) ...Typically, the term refers to the scraping of the wall of the uterus to obtain tissue for microscopic examination to determine the cause of ... ...of metal dilators while the patient is under anesthesia, after which a rigid suction tube is inserted into the uterus t...
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A curette is a surgical instrument designed for scraping biological tissue or debris in a biopsy, excision, or cleaning procedure. In form, the curette is a small hand tool, often similar in shape to a stylus; at the tip of the curette is a small scoop, hook, or gouge. The verb to curette means to ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: kyū-ret′, kyū-ret′ Definitions: 1. Instrument in the form of a loop, ring, or scoop with sharpened edges, attached to a rod-shaped handle, used for curettage.
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A spoon-shaped surgical instrument with a sharp edge. It is used to scrape tissue from the skin or from an internal body surface.
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A spoon-shaped instrument with a sharp edge.
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1) Curet 2) Surgical instrument
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