noun, plural bis·tou·ries.
Origin of bistoury
Examples from the Web for bistoury
In both cases the outer integument was incised with a scalpel and the deeper layer punctured with the bistoury.Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times|John Stewart Milne
Perhaps the most heroic consists in opening the joint capsule with a bistoury or with the actual cautery.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
Bistoury, forceps and tubes suitable for performing tracheotomy.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
The bistoury is then withdrawn and reinserted at the point at which it was first made to turn upwards.
This done, a clean incision is made with the bistoury or the scalpel in the direction of the vessels.Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks