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scarificator

[skar-uh-fi-key-ter]
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noun
  1. a person who scarifies.
  2. a surgical instrument for scarifying.
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Origin of scarificator

1605–15; < New Latin (coined by Ambroise Paré); see scarify, -ator
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scarificator

noun
  1. a surgical instrument for use in superficial puncturing of the skin or other tissue
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scarificator in Medicine

scarificator

(skărə-fĭ-kā′tər)
n.
  1. A surgical instrument with several spring-operated lancets, used to scarify the skin.
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