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cu·rette

also cu·ret  (kyo͝o-rĕt′)
n.
A surgical instrument shaped like a scoop or spoon, used to remove tissue or growths from a body cavity.

[French, from Old French, from curer, to cure, from Latin cūrāre, to take care of, from cūra, care; see cure.]

cu•rette

or cu•ret

(kyʊˈrɛt)

n., v. -ret•ted, -ret•ting. n.
1. a scoop-shaped surgical instrument for removing tissue from body cavities, as the uterus.
v.t.
2. to scrape with a curette.
[1745–55; < French, =cur(er) to cleanse + -ette -ette. See cure]

curet


Past participle: curetted
Gerund: curetting

Imperative
curet
curet
Present
I curet
you curet
he/she/it curets
we curet
you curet
they curet
Preterite
I curetted
you curetted
he/she/it curetted
we curetted
you curetted
they curetted
Present Continuous
I am curetting
you are curetting
he/she/it is curetting
we are curetting
you are curetting
they are curetting
Present Perfect
I have curetted
you have curetted
he/she/it has curetted
we have curetted
you have curetted
they have curetted
Past Continuous
I was curetting
you were curetting
he/she/it was curetting
we were curetting
you were curetting
they were curetting
Past Perfect
I had curetted
you had curetted
he/she/it had curetted
we had curetted
you had curetted
they had curetted
Future
I will curet
you will curet
he/she/it will curet
we will curet
you will curet
they will curet
Future Perfect
I will have curetted
you will have curetted
he/she/it will have curetted
we will have curetted
you will have curetted
they will have curetted
Future Continuous
I will be curetting
you will be curetting
he/she/it will be curetting
we will be curetting
you will be curetting
they will be curetting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been curetting
you have been curetting
he/she/it has been curetting
we have been curetting
you have been curetting
they have been curetting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been curetting
you will have been curetting
he/she/it will have been curetting
we will have been curetting
you will have been curetting
they will have been curetting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been curetting
you had been curetting
he/she/it had been curetting
we had been curetting
you had been curetting
they had been curetting
Conditional
I would curet
you would curet
he/she/it would curet
we would curet
you would curet
they would curet
Past Conditional
I would have curetted
you would have curetted
he/she/it would have curetted
we would have curetted
you would have curetted
they would have curetted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.curet - a surgical instrument shaped like a scoop to remove tissue from a bodily cavity
surgical instrument - a medical instrument used in surgery
Translations

curet(te)

n (Med) → Kürette f

cu·rette

, curet
n. cureta, instrumento quirúrgico en forma de cuchara o pala usado para raspar los tejidos de una superficie o cavidad.
References in classic literature ?
The Curetes and the Aetolians were fighting and killing one another round Calydon--the Aetolians defending the city and the Curetes trying to destroy it.
So long as Meleager was in the field things went badly with the Curetes, and for all their numbers they could not hold their ground under the city walls; but in the course of time Meleager was angered as even a wise man will sometimes be.
64), while he was fighting with the Curetes for pleasant Calydon.