\lˈansɪt], \lˈansɪt], \l_ˈa_n_s_ɪ_t]\
Definitions of LANCET
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
-diminutive of lancea, ' a lance.' A surgical instrument, used in the operation of filebotomy. It is composed of two parts, the handle, (F.) Chasse, and the blade, (F.) Lame. The former is made of two small plates of ivory, bone, or shell, movable on the blade for whose preservation they are intended. The blade is formed of well-polished steel. Lancets are made of different shapes; some being broad-shouldered- others, spear-pointed. The French distinguished three kinds: 1. Lancette a grain d'orge, which, on account of the almost oval shape of its point, makes a large opening. 2. The L. a langue de serpent, which is very narrow towards the point; and, 3. L. a grain d'avoine, which holds a medium station between the two former, and is generally preferred. The Abscess Lancet is merely a large lancet for the purpose of opening abscesses. The employment of a lancet, for opening abscesses, etc., is called Lancing.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe