Curetted
Curette Cu*rette" (k[.u]*r[e^]t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Curetted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Curetting}.] (Med.) To scrape with a curette. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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