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trephine

 [trĕ-f€īn´, trĕ-fēn´]
1. a saw for removing a disk of bone, chiefly from the skull.
Trephine. From Dorland's, 2000.
2. an instrument for removing a circular area of cornea.
3. to remove with this instrument.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tre·phine

(trē-fīn', -fēn'),
1. Synonym(s): perforator
2. To remove a disc of bone or other tissue by means of a trephine.
[contrived fr. L. tres fines, three ends]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

trephine

(trĭ-fīn′)
n.
A surgical instrument with a cylindrical saw usually used for removing a disk of bone, especially from the skull, or for removing corneal tissue.
tr.v. tre·phined, tre·phining, tre·phines
To operate on with a trephine.

treph′i·na′tion (trĕf′ə-nā′shən) n.
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tre·phine

, trepan (trē-fīn', trĕ-pan')
1. A cylindric or crown saw used for the removal of a disc of bone, especially from the skull, or of other firm tissue as that of the cornea.
2. To remove a disc of bone or other tissue by means of a trephine.
[contrived fr. L. tres fines, three ends]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

trephine

A hollow, cylindrical cutting instrument with the edge at one end sharpened or saw-toothed, used to cut a circular hole in bone or other tissue by pressure and rotation.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Trephine

A small surgical instrument that is rotated to cut a circular incision.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

tre·phine

, trepan (trē-fīn', trĕ-pan')
1. A cylindric or crown saw used for the removal of a disc of bone, especially from the skull, or of other firm tissue.
2. To remove a disc of bone or other tissue by means of a trephine.
[contrived fr. L. tres fines, three ends]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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