scarificator


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scar·i·fi·ca·tor

 (skăr′ə-fĭ-kā′tər)
n.
A surgical instrument with several spring-operated lancets, used to scarify the skin.
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scarificator

(ˈskɛərɪfɪˌkeɪtə; ˈskærɪ-)
n
(Surgery) a surgical instrument for use in superficial puncturing of the skin or other tissue
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vaccinostyle
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