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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.

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They’re managing outbreaks with a scalpel, instead of a machete.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Let your mind be as a sharp scalpel, penetrating unrealities and falsehoods, cutting its way to the facts.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scalpel, such as: bayonet, blade, cutter, dagger, machete, and sickle.

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