Some have also their edges worn by the sharpening of scalpels.
Lucian, as I have mentioned, speaks of scalpels inlaid with gold.
They are of Damascus steel, and are sharper than any of these knives or scalpels.
Forceps and the handles of scalpels are nickelled, and this keeps them bright.
In the side of this body politic the surgeon was a thorn as sharp as any one of his scalpels.
Needles and scalpels may be enclosed in perforated metal boxes.
Paresi took tweezers, a retractor, two scalpels and a hypodermic case out of the kit and laid them in a neat row on the bunk.
I always thought it was full of pills and scalpels; but maybe it really had zebra's tails and toad's eyes in it.
Dissecting knives and scalpels, to be procured at any Surgical instrument maker's, are also very useful for fine work.
The scalpels, it will be noted, are arranged head and tail alternately.