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an instrument with many sharp points, used in scarification.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


A surgical instrument with several spring-operated lancets, used to scarify the skin.
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An instrument for scarification, consisting of a number of concealed spring-projected cutting blades, set close together, which make superficial incisions in the skin.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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