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Scalpel



noun
1.
a small, light, usually straight knife used in surgical and anatomical operations and dissections.
noun
1.
a surgical knife with a short thin blade

scalpel scal·pel (skāl’pəl)
n.
A small straight knife with a thin sharp blade used in surgery and dissection.

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    noun 1. the integument of the upper part of the head, usually including the associated subcutaneous structures. 2. a part of this integument with the accompanying hair, severed from the head of an enemy as a sign of victory, as by some North American Indians and others during the colonial and frontier periods in the […]

  • Scalping

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