lancet

noun lan·cet \ ˈlan(t)-sət \

Definition of lancet

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

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First Known Use of lancet

15th century


LANCET Defined for English Language Learners

lancet

noun

Definition of lancet for English Language Learners

  • medical : a sharp tool used for cutting the skin


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lancet

noun lan·cet \ ˈlan(t)-sət \

medical Definition of lancet

: 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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