Trephine

Definition of Trephine

Tre`phine´
n.1.(Surg.) An instrument for trepanning, being an improvement on the trepan. It is a circular or cylindrical saw, with a handle like that of a gimlet, and a little sharp perforator called the center pin.
v. t.1.To perforate with a trephine; to trepan.
[imp. & p. p. Trephined ; p. pr. & vb. n. Trephining.]

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operate, operate on, trepan, trephination
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