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Noun: lancet  lãn-sit
  1. An acutely pointed Gothic arch, like a lance
    - lancet arch
  2. A surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions
    - lance

Derived forms: lancets

Type of: Gothic arch, surgical knife

Encyclopedia: Lancet