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lancet

 [lan´set]
a small, pointed, two-edged surgical knife.
Lancet. From Dorland's, 2000.

lan·cet

(lan'set),
A surgical knife with a short, wide, sharp-pointed, two-edged blade.
[Fr. lancette]

lancet

(lăn′sĭt)
n.
1. Medicine A surgical knife with a short, wide, pointed double-edged blade, used especially for making punctures and small incisions. Also called lance.
2. Architecture
a. A lancet arch.
b. A lancet window.
Medical journalism The Lancet A major peer-reviewed medical journal in the UK
Medspeak A very small two-sided knife

lancet

1. A small pointed, two-sided knife. See Spring-loaded lancet.
2. A major peer-reviewed medical journal in England.

lan·cet

(lan'sĕt)
A surgical knife with a short, wide, sharp-pointed, two-edged blade.
[Fr. lancette]

lancet

1. (obsolete) a small surgical knife used for making incisions for DRAINAGE. Almost all surgical cutting is now done with disposable surgical scalpels or disposable blades fitted to reusable handles.
2. (The Lancet) a long-established and highly-respected British journal of medicine and surgery, rivalled in status and popularity in Britain only by the British Medical Journal .
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