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An instrument for making a bony opening through the cranium.
Synonym(s): trephine (1)
perforator(pĕr′fō-rā-tor) [L., a piercing device]
1. An instrument for piercing the skull and other bones.
2. A blood vessel that penetrates an organ (e.g. the septal perforator arteries of the heart); any of the perforating veins of the lower extremities
An instrument used to perforate the tympanum.