Meaning of curette

cu•rette

Pronunciation: (kyoo-ret'), [key]
— n., v., -ret•ted, -ret•ting.
—n.
  1. a scoop-shaped surgical instrument for removing tissue from body cavities, as the uterus.
—v.t.
  1. to scrape with a curette.
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