raspatory


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rasp

 [rasp]
1. a coarse file used in surgery; called also raspatory.
2. to file with such an instrument.

ras·pa·to·ry

(ras'pă-tō'rē),
A surgical instrument used to smooth the edges of a divided bone.
[L. raspatorium]

raspatory

/ras·pa·to·ry/ (ras´pah-tor-e) rasp (1).

ras·pa·to·ry

(ras'pă-tōr-ē)
A surgical instrument used to smooth the edges of a divided bone.
[L. raspatorium]