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osteotome

[ os-tee-uh-tohm ]
/ ˈɒs ti əˌtoʊm /
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noun Surgery.
a double-beveled chisel-like instrument for cutting or dividing bone.
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Origin of osteotome

First recorded in 1835–45; New Latin osteotomus; see osteo-, -tome
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British Dictionary definitions for osteotome

osteotome
/ (ˈɒstɪəˌtəʊm) /

noun
a surgical instrument for cutting bone, usually a special chisel
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Medical definitions for osteotome

osteotome
[ ŏstē-ə-tōm′ ]

n.
A chisel-like instrument for cutting bone.
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