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curette

noun cu·rette \ kyu̇-ˈret \
variants: or less commonly curet

Definition of curette

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

Origin and Etymology of curette

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


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curette

verb
variants: or less commonly curet

Definition of curette

curetted; curetting
: to perform curettage on

curettement

play \kyu̇-ˈret-mənt\ noun

First Known Use of curette

1888

in the meaning defined above

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curette

noun cu·rette
variants: also curet play \kyu̇-ˈret\

medical Definition of curette

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

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curette

transitive verb
variants: also curet

medical Definition of curette

curetted; curetting
: to perform curettage on

curettement

play \kyu̇-ˈret-mənt\ noun

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