curet

curet

[kyoo-ret]
noun, verb (used with object), curetted, curetting.
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curette or curet (kjʊəˈrɛt)
 
n
1.  a surgical instrument for removing dead tissue, growths, etc, from the walls of certain body cavities
 
vb , -rettes, -rets, -retting, -retted
2.  (tr) to scrape or clean with such an instrument
 
[C18: from French, from curer to heal, make clean; see cure]
 
curet or curet
 
n
 
vb
 
[C18: from French, from curer to heal, make clean; see cure]

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