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scal·pel

 (skăl′pəl)
n.
A small straight knife with a thin sharp blade used in surgery and dissection.

[Latin scalpellum, diminutive of scalper, scalprum, knife, from scalpere, to scratch, cut; see skel- in Indo-European roots.]

scalpel

(ˈskælpəl)
n
(Surgery) a surgical knife with a short thin blade
[C18: from Latin scalpellum, from scalper a knife, from scalpere to scrape]
scalpellic adj

scal•pel

(ˈskæl pəl)

n.
a small, light, usu. straight knife used in surgical and anatomical operations and dissections.
[1735–45; < Latin scalpellum, diminutive of scalprum tool for scraping or paring (derivative of scalpere to scratch; see castle)]
scal•pel′lic (-ˈpɛl ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scalpel - a thin straight surgical knife used in dissection and surgeryscalpel - a thin straight surgical knife used in dissection and surgery
surgical knife - a very sharp knife used in surgery
Translations
مِشْرَط، مِبْضَع
skalpel
skalpel
skurîhnífur
skalpelis
skalpelis
skalpel

scalpel

[ˈskælpəl] Nescalpelo m

scalpel

[ˈskælpəl] nscalpel m

scalpel

nSkalpell nt

scalpel

[ˈskælpl] nbisturi m inv

scalpel

(ˈskӕlpəl) noun
a small knife with a thin blade, used in surgical operations.

scal·pel

n. escalpelo; bisturí, instrumento quirúrgico.

scalpel

n bisturí m, escalpelo
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