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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.]

curette

(kjʊəˈrɛt) or

curet

n
(Surgery) a surgical instrument for removing dead tissue, growths, etc, from the walls of certain body cavities
vb, -rettes, -rets, -retting or -retted
(Surgery) (tr) to scrape or clean with such an instrument
[C18: from French, from curer to heal, make clean; 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]

curette


Past participle: curetted
Gerund: curetting

Imperative
curette
curette
Present
I curette
you curette
he/she/it curettes
we curette
you curette
they curette
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 curette
you will curette
he/she/it will curette
we will curette
you will curette
they will curette
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 curette
you would curette
he/she/it would curette
we would curette
you would curette
they would curette
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.curette - a surgical instrument shaped like a scoop to remove tissue from a bodily cavity
surgical instrument - a medical instrument used in surgery
Translations

cu·rette

, curet
n. cureta, instrumento quirúrgico en forma de cuchara o pala usado para raspar los tejidos de una superficie o cavidad.

curette

n cureta
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