Origin of scalpel
OTHER WORDS FROM scalpelscal·pel·lic [skal-pel-ik], /skælˈpɛl ɪk/, adjective
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How to use scalpel in a sentence
Instead, every few months, a veterinarian equipped with little more than a topical anesthetic and a scalpel will remove a peppercorn-size sample of muscle from their flanks, stitch up the tiny incision and send the cows back to their pasture.
They’re managing outbreaks with a scalpel, instead of a machete.Morning Report: School COVID Testing Tracks With Poverty|Voice of San Diego|September 17, 2021|Voice of San Diego
It was the culmination of months of learning to be comfortable with the body in front of us, a process that accumulated in small pauses between tasks, before digging in with tweezers and a scalpel.You Can’t Dissect a Virtual Cadaver - Issue 99: Universality|Michael Denham|May 5, 2021|Nautilus
A few years ago, Procter & Gamble and Unilever overhauled their PPC strategies and took a scalpel to their budgets, decreasing them by 6% and 30%, respectively.More Google Ads changes and SERP fluctuations; Thursday’s daily brief|Carolyn Lyden|February 25, 2021|Search Engine Land
Regardless, the rise of tutoring bots over marketplaces illustrates that some of the biggest decision-makers in edtech are taking a scalpel to the way that tutoring used to work and hope to scale faster by doing so.The tech-powered wave of smart, not slow, tutoring sessions|Natasha Mascarenhas|January 7, 2021|TechCrunch
You have to use the electric scalpel and make a shaky incision on purpose, because palm lines are never completely straight.
All you need is a competent plastic surgeon with an electric scalpel who has a basic knowledge of palmistry.
"You give the scalpel to the doctors for a reason," said O'Mara.George Zimmerman Won’t Testify, His Counsel Butts Heads With Judge|Jacqui Goddard|July 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Using a scalpel, Rowe cuts out portions of the illustration and then stands them up.
Boycotting a country is the equivalent of a blunt, lethal machete not a delicate scalpel.
If he lack a corpse, he stretches himself on the slab of black marble and buries the scalpel deep in his own heart.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
Althotas listened in silence, with no other token of impatience than fidgeting with a scalpel in his hands.
Take the scalpel and sever the spinal column without cutting the larynx.
I jerked my head aside far enough that the scalpel grated along my cheekbone instead of slashing my mouth.Greylorn|John Keith Laumer
Let your mind be as a sharp scalpel, penetrating unrealities and falsehoods, cutting its way to the facts.