Bistoury meaning

bĭstə-rē
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A narrow-bladed surgical knife.
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A long, narrow surgical knife for minor incisions.
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A surgical knife with a narrow blade used to open abscesses or fistulas.
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A long, narrow surgical knife for minor incisions.
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Origin of bistoury

  • French bistouri perhaps from Italian dialectal bistori from bistorino , of Pistoia from Latin Pistōrium , Pistoia

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French bistouri. Compare Spanish bisturí.

    From Wiktionary