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rasp

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

rasp

(rasp)
1. raspatory; a coarse file used in surgery.
2. to file with a rasp.

RASP

Abbreviation for:
resource allocation and service planning

RASP,

rasp

a flat, round-toothed instrument used to débride the surface of hard materials such as teeth, bones, hooves.

bone rasp
for trimming rough ends of bone prior to repair of a fracture. See also putti rasp.
hoof rasp
for fine trimming of hoof while shoeing a horse.
tooth rasp
used for smoothing teeth in horses. See filing teeth.
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