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a surgical instrument shaped like a scoop to remove tissue from a bodily cavity

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Bony curetting is done to give effective manoeuvrability.
* Curetting should be started lateral to the annulus area so that the temporal bone is first thinned before an attempt is made to increase the exposure.
Answer: "Studies have shown that curetting the wound is a pretty reliable way of getting tissue to the lab," Dr.
He reaffirmed his commitment to bring back literary life to Larkana by curetting such events as part of our vision.
In one early series of patients with brown recluse spider bites, Hollabaugh and Fernandes advocated curetting the subcutaneous tissue in the necrotic area of the lesion to prevent the local destructive actions of the toxin.