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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.

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.]
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The unique Gracey curette blade design features one lower cutting edge, which allows adaptation to a specific tooth surface.
When I feel the loop come through, I entrap it against the end of the curette and pull both the loop and the retrieval device out of the vagina.
Vacuum curettage with a disposable flexible plastic curette and tissue trap (Vabra method and others) was used in 88% of the procedures and a rigid metal curette (Novak) was used in 12% of the remaining.
As there was a cortical break, it was easy to curette out the tumor tissue completely through this approach.
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Because he believed the cannula did not remove everything, he used a curette to scrape the uterus.
This prevents perforation and confirms adequate endometrial placement of the curette. With a pinpoint cervix, the D&C may be quite challenging and Dr.
During my training, no one really showed me how to use an ear curette.
Spectrum's Curette Storage Rack has been designed to protect and store a complete set of twelve Bruns curettes.
The residual polymer can then be packed into the pocket using the underside of a curette. Treatment areas should not be brushed or flossed for one week.
For patients with abnormal-appearing nails, samples for mycologic analysis were taken either from nail surface scrapings or nail bed curette samples, depending on whether the appearance was consistent with white superficial onychomycosis, distal-lateral disease, or total nail dystrophy.
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