Answers to April 2010 Mystery Tools

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D. A fleam. Fleams were most typically used by veterinarians in early bloodletting treatments. A related instrument, the thumb lancet, was used in treatment of human patients.
D. A fleam. Fleams were most typically used by veterinarians in early bloodletting treatments. A related instrument, the thumb lancet, was used in treatment of human patients.
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