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Definition of TREPHINED

  • small circular saw with a center pin mounted on a strong hollow metal shaft to which is attached a transverse handle: used in surgery to remove circular disks of bone from the skull
  • to operate upon with a trephine
  • TREPHINE, to operate on with a surgical saw [v]
  • TREPHINE, to operate on with a surgical saw, also TREPAN, TRAPAN [v]