verb (used with object), cu·ret·ted, cu·ret·ting.
Examples from the Web for curette
Callous ulcers are best removed by a curette, knife, or hot iron and then treated like a common wound.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
Operative—scarification, either punctate or linear, and erosion with the curette.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
In tuberculous cases it is desirable to curette the lower end of the duct after removal of the sac.
Fragments removed by the curette are subjected to microscopical examination for diagnostic purposes.
The curette should not be used on the lateral pharyngeal wall in case the Eustachian orifices and cushions are damaged.