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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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On registration, participants were asked about such personal data as current position, number of years in practice, practice setting, country of practice, number of endometrial curettings signed-out per month, and current terminology used (EIN versus WHO).
Agreement with the authors' diagnoses was largely unaffected by current position, time in practice, number of endometrial curettings signed-out per month, and current terminology used.
Be precise in positioning the patient, in making exact incisions, in performing ample curetting, and in controlling bleeding.
In our study, step sections (3 slides at 50-[micro]m intervals) resulted in new findings in 7% of small skin biopsies or curettings.