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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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This report studies the global market size of Bistoury in key regions like North America, Europe, China and Japan, focuses on the consumption of Bistoury in these regions.
The abdominal front walls were shaved by bistoury and sterilized using a povidone iodine solution.
Before testis weight measurement, all adjunct tissues around the testes were carefully removed using a bistoury. Right and left testis weights were summed up for calculation of total testis weight for each rat.
The other end of the Achilles tendon should be fixed in the upper fixing device of the testing machine and the tension load could be adjusted as 0N.Then all the Achilles tendons in the specimens were cut by the bistoury to simulate the rupture of the Achilles tendon.