bistoury


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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]

bistoury

/bis·tou·ry/ (bis´tdbobr-re) a long, narrow, straight or curved surgical knife.
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bistoury

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

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]

bistoury

a long, narrow, straight or curved surgical knife used in opening sinuses and fistulae, incising abscesses, etc.

Udall's teat bistoury
designed for opening stenosed teat sphincters. The point is blunt and rounded, the cutting edge is inset from the true edge of the blade and is about 0.5 in long. The bistoury is inserted into the canal and withdrawn sharply so as to incise the scar tissue vertically. Three or four incisions are made in this way.
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Other medical items on sale include a bistoury, a very thin curved blade designed to help remove strangulated hernias, a Georgian thumb lancet used for blood letting and a selection of bleeding cups used to collect blood, expected to fetch around pounds 200 each.
After decalcification, the pieces containing the sockets of the right upper jaw incisors were obtained through an incision with a bistoury at the level of the sagittal medium plan, going by the incisive papilla.
To flay, to scarify, and to disjoint the cow was a complicated occupation; the hand rapidly became practiced at using the knife like a bistoury along the tissues to separate the fat, the meat, and the bone.