scalprum


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scal·prum

(skal'prŭm),
Obsolete term for a large, strong scalpel or raspatory.
[L. chisel, penknife, fr. scalpo, pp. scalptus, to carve]
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scal·prum

(skal'prŭm)
1. A large, strong scalpel.
2. A raspatory.
[L. chisel, penknife, fr. scalpo, pp. scalptus, to carve]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

scalprum

(skăl′prŭm) plural.scalpra [L., knife]
1. A toothed instrument for removal of carious bone or for trephining.
2. A large scalpel.
3. The cutting edge of an incisor tooth.
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