curet, curette

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(kū-rĕt′ )

[Fr. curette, a cleanser]

1. A spoon-shaped scraping instrument for removing tissue matter from a cavity.
2. In dentistry, one of a variety of sharp instruments used to remove calculus and to smooth tooth roots or to remove soft tissues from a periodontal pocket or extraction site.

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