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osteotome

 [os´te-o-tōm″]
a chisel-like knife for cutting bone.

os·te·o·tome

(os'tē-ō-tōm),
An instrument for use in cutting bone.
[osteo- + G. tomē, incision]

osteotome

/os·teo·tome/ (os´te-o-tōm″) a chisel-like knife for cutting bone.

osteotome

[os′tē·ətōm′]
Etymology: Gk, osteon + temnein, to cut
a surgical instrument for cutting through bone.

osteotome

Orthopedics A chisel-like bone cutter

os·te·o·tome

(os'tē-ō-tōm)
An instrument for use in cutting bone.
[osteo- + G. tomē, incision]

osteotome

A strong surgical chisel or other instrument used to cut bone.

os·te·o·tome

(os'tē-ō-tōm)
Surgical instrument for use in cutting bone.
[osteo- + G. tomē, incision]

osteotome (os´tēətōm´),

n a surgical tool used in procedures involving bone cutting or marking, including but not limited to tooth extraction.

osteotome

a chisel-like knife for cutting bone.

US Army osteotome
there are two versions of this heavy duty instrument, which resembles a standard cold chisel. In one the cutting edge is beveled on one side, in the other on both sides.
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