[ UK /skˈælpə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈskæɫpəɫ/ ]
  1. a thin straight surgical knife used in dissection and surgery
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How To Use scalpel In A Sentence

  • These may range from the practice of making minimal surgical incisions to using electrosurgery, lasers, and ultrasonic scalpels for coagulation of bleeding vessels.
  • The epidermis was spread out on a glass plate beneath a low-power binocular microscope and cut into pieces of the required size using a combination of razor and scalpel blades.
  • The instruments which he originally used were more often the bistoury or scalpel, although the clarinet was not absent in his life.
  • Squall remembered that she had used Mace on Scalpel.
  • Comparison of the UK rate of spinal surgery with that in other countries shows that UK surgeons are not sharpening their scalpels to the ringing of cash tills.
  • Michelle Kearney, the magazine's editor, likes to stand in front of large photos of slashing scalpels while punning: ‘We are totally cutting edge’.
  • If you see him very savagely cut up in "The Revolver," you will recognize the kindly hands which held the bistoury, scalpel, and tenaculum, and the gentleman who wept while he wounded. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 21, July, 1859
  • This is done by scraping the lesion with the edge of a rounded scalpel blade or the edge of a glass slide.
  • Here were scalpels and lancets and surgical shears... and other sharps as well. NIGHT SISTERS
  • A suggested method to safely remove a scalpel blade from its handle is depicted in Figure 2.
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