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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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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James Solis tells the Santa Barbara News-Press that the mountain lion's front paws were sawed off. He says someone likely plans to make jewelry out of the claws.
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