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cut

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verb \ˈkət\

Medical Definition of cut

cutcut·ting

  1. transitive verb

  2. 1a:  to penetrate with or as if with an edged instrumentb:  to cut or operate on in surgery: as:  to subject (a domestic animal) to castration:  to perform lithotomy onc:  to experience the emergence of (a tooth) through the gum

  3. 2:  to subject to trimming or paring <cut one's nails>

  4. intransitive verb

  5. 1:  to function as or in the manner of an edged tool <a knife that cuts well>

  6. 2:  to cut in surgery :  operate




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cut

noun

Medical Definition of cut

  1. 1:  a product of cutting: asa:  an opening made with an edged instrumentb:  a wound made by something sharp

  2. 2:  a stroke or blow with the edge of a sharp implement (as a knife)





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