STYLET MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Stylet Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A stiff wire, inserted in catheters or other tubular instruments to maintain their shape and prevent clogging.
  2. (n.) A small poniard; a stiletto.
  3. (n.) Any small, more or less rigid, bristlelike organ; as, the caudal stylets of certain insects; the ventral stylets of certain Infusoria.
  4. (n.) An instrument for examining wounds and fistulas, and for passing setons, and the like; a probe, -- called also specillum.


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