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saw

(saw),
A metal operating instrument having an edge of sharp, toothlike projections, for dividing bone, cartilage, or plaster; edges may be attached to a rigid band, a flexible wire or chain, or a motorized oscillator.
[A.S. saga]

saw

(saw) a cutting instrument with a serrated edge.
Gigli's wire saw  a flexible wire with saw teeth.
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Gigli's wire saw as used in removing segment of the skull.

saw

Orthopedics Any of a number of manual or electric devices with a serrated cutting edge, used to cut bone and/or hard tissue. See Stryker saw.

saw

(saw)
A metal operating instrument having an edge of sharp, toothlike projections, for dividing bone, cartilage, or plaster; edges may be attached to a rigid band, a flexible wire or chain, or a motorized oscillator.
[A.S. saga]

saw

(saw)
A metal operating instrument having an edge of sharp, toothlike projections, for dividing bone, cartilage, or plaster; edges may be attached to a rigid band, a flexible wire or chain, or a motorized oscillator.
[A.S. saga]

saw

multi-toothed cutting instrument.

chain saw
Stryker saw
surgical saw
modeled on carpentry tools but made of sterilizable materials; used for cutting cartilage and bone.
wire saw
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Trace an outline of the box on the wall, then cut the opening with a drywall saw.
3 Punch the drywall saw through the drywall with the heel of your hand, then saw along the outside of the line.
Using the stones as patterns, cut through the sod around each stone with a drywall saw or a bread knife.
7 CUT the hole for the remodeling switch box (Photo 8) with a drywall saw.
1 USE a drywall saw to cut out the drywall between two wall studs, Stop the cuts at the top plates at the ceiling and 2 in.
4 TURN OFF the electrical power to the room and cut open the damaged wall with a reciprocating saw, drywall saw or utility knife.
Cut upwards with a drywall saw using the framing as a guide until you feel the saw hit the wood at the top of the opening.