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1. A surgical instrument of various forms, commonly sharp-pointed and two-edged, used in venesection, and in opening abscesses, etc.

2. (Science: chemistry) An iron bar used for tapping a melting furnace. Lancet arch a large, voracious, deep-sea fish (Alepidosaurus ferox), having long, sharp, lancetlike teeth. The doctor, or surgeon fish.

Origin: f. Lancette, dim. Of lance lance. See lance.

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... of scientific investigations contradicting this hypothesis. Neonatal meningitis infections – mainly caused by the Esch. Coli K1 strain (The Lancet, Volume 304, Issue 7875, Pages 246 - 250, 3 August 1974) – occurs in foetuses postpartum, and although it is treatable, it is still considered ...

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What's Eating You? A report last June in the British Medical Journal The Lancet turned up a new and especially fierce parasite. The story began like this: An AIDS patient in California visited his doctor complaining of weight loss and belly pain. CT scans revealed ...

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