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curette

noun cu·rette \kyu̇-ˈret\

Definition of curette

  1. :  a surgical instrument that has a scoop, ring, or loop at the tip and is used in performing curettage



Variants of curette

also

curet

play \kyu̇-ˈret\

Origin and Etymology of curette

French curette, from curer to cure, from Latin curare, from cura


First Known Use: 1753


2

curette

verb cu·rette

Definition of curette

curetted

curetting

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to perform curettage on

curettement

play \kyu̇-ˈret-mənt\ noun



Medical Dictionary

1

curette

noun cu·rette

Medical Definition of curette

  1. :  a surgical instrument that has a scoop, loop, or ring at its tip and is used in performing curettage



Variants of curette

also

curet

\kyu̇-ˈret\play

2

curette

transitive verb cu·rette

Medical Definition of curette

curetted

;

curetting

  1. :  to perform curettage on

curettement

\kyu̇-ˈret-mənt\play noun


Variants of curette

also

curet


Learn More about curette

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of curette Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about curette


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