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cu·rettealso cu·ret (kyo͝o-rĕt′)
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.]
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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.
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Past participle: curetted
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n (Med) → Kürette f
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n. cureta, instrumento quirúrgico en forma de cuchara o pala usado para raspar los tejidos de una superficie o cavidad.
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