The barghest has a kinsman in the rongeur d'Os of Norman folklore.
A probe is then passed into the ostium, and the anterior wall of the sinus is removed with a curette or rongeur forceps.
The jagged ends of the fifth rib were cleaned with a rongeur; approximately 200 cc.
rongeur ron·geur (rôn-zhɶr', rôɴ-)
A heavy-duty forceps for removing small pieces of bone.