trephiner


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trephiner

A near-extinct term for a surgeon who performed trephination as practiced in the Middle Ages, in which holes were bored in the skull and other body sites to allow “evil humours” a place of egress.
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The skin tissue samples collected by corneal trephiner at 7th, 14th, and 08th day post-treatment in different groups for evaluation of the extent of wound healing by studying the histopathological characteristics Biopsy specimens were preserved in 10% buffered formalin.