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curette

 [ku-ret´]
1. a loop, ring, or spoon-shaped instrument, attached to a handle and having sharp or blunt edges; used to scrape tissue from a surface.
2. to remove growths or other material from the wall of a cavity or other surface, using a curette.

cu·rette

, curet (kyū-ret', kyū-ret'),
Instrument in the form of a loop, ring, or scoop with sharpened edges, attached to a rod-shaped handle, used for curettage.
[Fr.]

curette

also

curet

(kyo͝o-rĕt′)
n.
A surgical instrument shaped like a scoop or spoon, used to remove tissue or growths from a body cavity.

cu·rette

(kyūr-et')
Instrument in the form of a loop, ring, or scoop with sharpened edges attached to a rod-shaped handle, used for curettage.
[Fr.]

curette

A spoon-shaped instrument for performing CURETTAGE. The curette may vary in size from a tiny 2 mm spoon for scooping out meibomian cysts in eyelids, to a 2 cm instrument for general surgical use.

Curette

A small scoop-shaped surgical instrument that can be used to remove cerumen if irrigation does not work or cannot be used.

curette

small, sharp-edged, ring-shaped surgical instrument, for tissue/whole-lesion excision

cu·rette

, curet (kyūr-et')
Instrument in the form of a loop, ring, or scoop with sharpened edges, attached to a rod-shaped handle, used for curettage.
[Fr.]

curette,

n See curet.

curette, curet

1. a spoon-shaped instrument for cleansing a diseased surface.
2. to use a curette.

bone curette
there are a number of types, e.g. brun bone curette, nail-hole curette.
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are realizing the benefits of using our products over alternative reusable and disposable curettes, and our sales and marketing strategies are reflective of this growth.
The device offers the convenience of disposables with the strength and feel of reusable curettes.
Specifically, advantages of the single-use curette blade over reusable curettes include consistent sharpness and lack of costly cleaning and sterilization.
Physicians now have the option of using the single-use curette blades, which offer the convenience and cost-effectiveness of disposables with the strength and durability of reusable curettes.
I'm confident that our marketing initiatives will enable Curetteblade to gain national exposure and help position their product as the superior alternative to reusable and disposable curettes.
a Pittsburgh-based medical device company that has invented a disposable surgical curette blade for use in a wide range of dermatological and other surgical procedures.
Named the Ototek Loop(R), this patented earwax removal instrument features a looped tip modeled after the ear curettes doctors use to remove earwax.
The Rhino-probe[R] Curette is a sterile, disposable nasal mucosal collection device designed to collect the optimum specimen with little or no discomfort to the patient.