periosteotome

(redirected from periostotome)

per·i·os·te·o·tome

(per'ē-os'tē-ō-tōm),
A strong scalpel-shaped knife, for cutting the periosteum.
Synonym(s): periostotome

periosteotome

(pĕr″ē-ŏs′tē-ō-tōm) [″ + osteon, bone, + tome, incision]
An instrument for cutting the periosteum or removing it from the bone.
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