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Dictionary Definition

lancet

Noun

1 an acutely pointed Gothic arch, like a lance [syn: lancet arch]
2 a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions [syn: lance]

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English

Etymology

From lancette diminutive of lance

Pronunciation

  • a UK /lænsɛt/ /l

Extensive Definition

Lancet may refer to:

See also

lancet in German: Lanzette
lancet in French: Lancette
lancet in Lithuanian: Lancetas
lancet in Dutch: Lancet
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