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curette

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a surgical instrument for removing dead tissue, growths, etc., from the walls of certain body cavities

curet

[kyu̇′ret]
(medicine)
An instrument, shaped like a spoon or scoop, for scraping away tissue.
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en torno a la cabeza y la peluda piel del jabali, entre los curetes y los magnanimos etolos.
entonces la situacion estaba mal para los curetes, y no podian
pero ni asi persuadian el animo en su pecho, hasta cuando ya la habitacion con insistencia era asediada, y ellos, los curetes,
Now Zenobius/Sophocles claims that Celmis was a Dactyl, while Ovid juxtaposes Celmis and the Curetes in his text and gives Celmis the very Curetic-looking role of being a friend to the young Jove.
The Telchines, who are usually associated with Rhodes, are here said to work in "Idaean caves," a locale normally reserved for the Dactyls and Curetes.
Tambien la cueva de Dikte o de Ida se ha considerado como lugar de nacimiento, cria, muerte, sepelio y resurreccion de Zeus (Calimaco, Himno a Zeus 6, 46-47; Apolonio de Rodas II, 1236-1237; III,134; Hesiodo, Teogonia 483-484, Porfirio, Vida de Pitagoras 17), ademas de sede de la fratria de los curetes, estando vinculada a los ritos iniciaticos de clases de edad (Faure 1964: 120 ss.
These lines represent an amplification of the military theme, for instead of deriving their symbolic value from a specific act, like the castration of the Galli, or from a specific mythical moment, like the Curetes beating on their shields, they refer to a timeless state of military preparedness, as well as a military state of mind (praesidioque .
The Curetes told Polydus to find the most pat simile for a cow of three colors.
He was brought up in a cave on Mount Dicte in Crete, where he was suckled by the goat Amaltheia, nursed by nymphs, and protected from discovery by the Curetes, sons of Rhea, who drowned his cries by dancing and clashing their shields.