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Frequently a veterinary spring lancet or fleam is mistaken for a human lancet, or a scarificator for an instrument of venesection.
Since the specimens found in museums vary in size, it is likely that this type of fleam was used on both animals and humans.
The blade was positioned at right angles to the spring and case, thus adopting the basic shape of the fleam.
These are enlarged versions of the fleam employed in human bloodletting.
The hardness of the fleam metal indicated that it was carburized sufficiently to be made of steel.