serrefine serre·fine (sâr-fēn’, sěr-)
A small spring forceps used for approximating the edges of a wound, or for temporarily closing an artery during surgery.
[sair-pap-yey; French ser-pa-pyey] /ˌsɛər pæpˈyeɪ; French sɛr paˈpyeɪ/ noun, plural serre-papiers [sair-pap-yeyz; French ser-pa-pyey] /sɛər pæpˈyeɪz; French sɛr paˈpyeɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. cartonnier.
adjective 1. pressed together or compacted, as soldiers in rows: serried troops. verb (used with or without object), serried, serrying. Archaic. 1. to crowd closely together. adjective 1. in close or compact formation: serried ranks of troops
adjective 1. resembling the notched edge of a saw; serrated. adjective 1. (biology) resembling a notched or sawlike edge
adjective 1. finely or minutely serrate, as a leaf. adjective 1. (esp of leaves) minutely serrate