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Noun, Verb (transitive)


curetten. [F., fr. curer to cleanse.].
     A scoop or ring with either a blunt or a cutting edge, for removing substances from the walls of a cavity, as from the eye, ear, or womb.  [1913 Webster]
curettev. t. 
     To scrape with a curette.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


curette, n. & v.
--n. a surgeon's small scraping-instrument.
--v.tr. & intr. clean or scrape with a curette.

F, f. curer cleanse (as CURE)

For further exploring for "curette" in Webster Dictionary Online

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