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A narrow, spoonlike instrument for extracting the contents of cavities or cysts.
[A.S. skopa]
Drug slang A regional term for GHB
Emergency Scoop stretcher


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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Scoops were considered as personal items and there was a widely-held superstition that it was unlucky for anyone other than the owner to use them.
Curiosity's motorized, clamshell-shaped scoop is 1.
The DryKeep scoops are FDA GRAS and Code of Federal Regulations 21 compliant.
We promote a peer-to-peer approach so reporters and editors involved with Scoop are in contact with working Western reporters and editors but they pursue stories on their own.
All donations made on National Free Scoop Day - backed by the Ice Cream Alliance - will go to the charity.
Developed by Sweden's Scoop Publishware AB, and distributed in North America by SCS, the system features modular, scalable tools for reporting, file management, edition and page tracking, online editions, library management and other editorial needs.
If you are willing to shell out, invest in the Cuisipro scoop and stack.
Tesco cafe worker Adam Phillips, 40, put the cash on a Scoop 6 wager and his six horses won.
The artifacts and other materials were collected in a binder called the Scoop Notebook.
Blend together the milk, the Heagen-Dazs Belgian Chocolate scoop and the half Heagen-Dazs Coconut Macaroon scoop until smooth and creamy.
It all evened out, because the reporter, Eugene Tong, was able to scoop Burks right back.
The man, known only as Ken, won pounds 1, 132, 657 after gambling pounds 480 on the Tote Scoop 6 at Betfred bookmakers in Salford last Saturday.