TITLE

scoop

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1959
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "scoop" is presented. It refers to a spoonshaped surgical instrument. It includes bone scoop, which is a curette for scraping or removing necrosed bone, ear scoop, which is a curet for removing middle ear granulations and cataract scoop, which removes fluids or foreign growths.
ACCESSION #
21245079

 

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