chondrotome

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chon·dro·tome

(kon'drō-tōm),
A very stiff scalpel-shaped knife used in cutting cartilage.
Synonym(s): cartilage knife
[chondro- + G. tomē, cutting]
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chondrotome

(kŏn′drō-tōm) [″ + tome, incision]
A device for cutting cartilage.
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chondrotome

A surgical instrument for cutting CARTILAGE.
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The KURZ[R] Precise Cartilage Knife is designed to simplify the cutting of cartilage grafts of defined thickness (0.1 to 0.7 mm), usually needed for plastic repair of tympanic membrane defects, covering of middle ear implants, or reconstruction of the posterior auditory canal wall.
The KU RZ [R] Precise Cartilage Knife simplifies cutting of cartilage grafts of the defined thicknesses (0.1 to 0.7 mm) usually needed for plastic repair of tympanic membrane defects, covering middle ear implants, or reconstructing the posterior auditory canal wall.
The KURZ-Precise precision cartilage knife is designed to simplify the cutting of cartilage slices of equal thickness, as needed for plastic repair of tympanic membrane defects, covering of middle ear implants, or reconstruction of the rear auditory canal wall.
The KURZ-Precise Cartilage Knife simplifies cutting of cartilage slices during tympanoplasty procedures.