noun would use. A very old example of an Izmel appears on the lower-left. Today"s implements are much more precise. This is from a Gí¶ttingen Museum.]]
Etymology: From (izmel), lancet, scalpel.
- A specialized surgical knife used by the Mohel in the Jewish circumcision ritual of W:Brit milah, Brit Milah for infant males. It must have certain characteristics, per W:Jewish law, Jewish Law, including that it may not stop the flow of blood (unlike the constrain, constricting devices commonly used by a surgeon or urology, Urologist).
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