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scalpelnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈskæl.pəl/
a very ​sharpknife that is used for ​cutting through ​skin and ​flesh during an ​operation
(Definition of scalpel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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scalpelnoun [C]

 us   /ˈskæl·pəl/
a ​small, very ​sharpknife used for ​exactcutting, esp. for an ​operation
(Definition of scalpel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scalpel”
in Spanish escalpelo, bisturí…
in Vietnamese dao mổ(y học)…
in Malaysian skalpel…
in Thai มีดเล็กสำหรับผ่าตัด…
in French scalpel…
in German das Skalpell…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手术刀…
in Turkish neşter, bistüri…
in Russian скальпель…
in Indonesian pisau operasi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手術刀…
in Polish skalpel…
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