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scalpel

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscalpelscal‧pel /ˈskælpəl/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 scalpel.jpg MHa small, very sharp knife that is used by doctors in operations
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scalpelThere he was handed a smock and a scalpel and one of the new surgical stapling devices.One of the guys takes a scalpel from a holster at his belt.In one later incarnation, she is depicted as severe, with a scalpel and a large pair of pincers.The old sides can be removed by slicing through the silicone sealer with a razor or scalpel.The business comprises two operations, Steriseal, which distributes medical and opthalmic products, and Rotax, which supplies scalpels.She then unbuckled her right, and stood up, dropping the scalpel into a pocket, just in case.Operating rooms come equipped with lasers and computers, not just the scalpels and saws of yesteryear.
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