- a long, narrow surgical knife.
Origin of bistoury
Examples from the Web for bistoury
Historical Examples of bistoury
In the second place, I do not propose to open the chest with the bistoury.
Once, as she passed him a bistoury, he deliberately placed his fine hand over her fingers and smiled into her eyes.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
The mere thought of surgical instruments, a bistoury or a lance, makes me dizzy.The Companions of Jehu
Alexandre Dumas, pre
Thenceforward the world was an oyster, to be opened with scalpel and with bistoury by Owen Saxham.The Dop Doctor
Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Bistoury, forceps and tubes suitable for performing tracheotomy.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
- a long surgical knife with a narrow blade
Word Origin for bistoury
- A long, narrow-bladed knife used for opening abscesses or for slitting sinuses and fistulas.