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A narrow, spoonlike instrument for extracting the contents of cavities or cysts.
[A.S. skopa]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Drug slang A regional term for GHB
Emergency Scoop stretcher
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.


A spoon-shaped surgical instrument.

bone scoop

A curette for scraping or removing necrosed bone or the contents of suppurative tracts.

bullet scoop

A spoon-shaped object used for dislodging bullets or shrapnel.

ear scoop

A curet for removing middle ear granulations.

lithotomy scoop

An instrument for dislodging encysted stones or debris.

mastoid scoop

An instrument used in mastoid operations.

renal scoop

An instrument used to dislodge or remove small stones from the pelvis of a kidney.
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