Scarificator meaning

skărə-fĭ-kātər
A surgical instrument with several spring-operated lancets, used to scarify the skin.
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A surgical instrument for scarifying the skin.
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A surgical instrument with several spring-operated lancets, used to scarify the skin.
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(surgery) An instrument, principally used in cupping, containing several lancets moved simultaneously by a spring, for making slight incisions.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of scarificator

  • Compare French scarificateur.

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