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n. pl. bis·tou·ries
A long, narrow surgical knife for minor incisions.

[French bistouri, perhaps from Italian dialectal bistori, from bistorino, of Pistoia, from Latin Pistōrium, Pistoia.]


n, pl -ries
(Surgery) a long surgical knife with a narrow blade
[C15: from Old French bistorie dagger, of unknown origin]
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