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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A sharp two-edged surgical instrument.

Usage examples (36)
  • The nurse used a lancet to extract just a drop of blood from the patient's finger.
  • The lancet was the magician's wand of the dark ages of medicine.
  • "The lancet is a weapon which annually slays more than the sword," says
  • The lancet is the preferable instrument in the performance of this operation. for more
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