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lancet

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noun lan·cet \ˈlan(t)-sət\

Simple Definition of lancet

  • medical : a sharp tool used for cutting the skin

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lancet

  1. 1 :  a sharp-pointed and commonly 2-edged surgical instrument used to make small incisions

  2. 2 a :  lancet window b :  lancet arch

15th Century

First Known Use of lancet

15th century


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lancet

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noun lan·cet \ˈlan(t)-sət\

Medical Definition of lancet

  1. :  a sharp-pointed and commonly two-edged surgical instrument used to make small incisions (as in a vein or a boil)—called also lance




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