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bis·tou·ry

(bis'tū-rē),
A long, narrow-bladed knife, with a straight or curved edge and sharp or blunt point (probe-point); used for opening or slitting cavities or hollow structures.
[Fr. bistouri, fr. It. dialect bistori, perh. fr. Pistoia, Italy]
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bistoury

(bĭs′tə-rē)
n. pl. bistou·ries
A long, narrow surgical knife for minor incisions.
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bis·tou·ry

(bis'tū-rē)
A long, narrow-bladed knife, with a straight or curved edge and sharp or blunt point (probe-point); used for opening or slitting cavities or hollow structures.
[Fr. bistouri, fr. It. dialect bistori, perh. fr. Pistoia, Italy]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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In severe cases, a teat knife or bistoury may be used to enlarge the streak canal opening (Pugh and Baird, 2012).
With the left index finger on the pericardium as a guide an incision into the pericardium was made with a bistoury, the finger inserted, and the apex of the heart felt.
The sterilized seeds were sliced longitudinally into two halves, using sterilized forceps and a bistoury after cultured on MS basal medium in dark for 24 h (Fig.
a little bistoury or scimitar blade is often requisite to enlarge the opening of the cornea.