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[Fr. curette, a cleanser]
1. A spoon-shaped scraping instrument for removing tissue matter from a cavity. 2. In dentistry, one of a variety of sharp instruments used to remove calculus and to smooth tooth roots or to remove soft tissues from a periodontal pocket or extraction site.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Curet, Curette." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732780/all/curette.
Curet, curette. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732780/all/curette. Accessed October 18, 2019.
Curet, curette. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732780/all/curette
Curet, Curette [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 18]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732780/all/curette.
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