1

curette

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

curet

Definition of curette

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1753


2

curette

verb cu·rette
variants: or less commonly

curet

Definition of curette

curetted

;

curetting

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to perform curettage on

curettement

play \kyu̇-ˈret-mənt\ noun

1888

First Known Use of curette

1888


Medical Dictionary

1

curette

noun cu·rette
variants: also

curet

\kyu̇-ˈret\play

Medical Definition of curette

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


2

curette

transitive verb cu·rette
variants: also

curet

Medical Definition of curette

curetted

;

curetting

  1. :  to perform curettage on

curettement

\kyu̇-ˈret-mənt\play noun

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