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osteotome

[ os-tee-uh-tohm ]
/ ˈɒs ti əˌtoʊm /
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noun Surgery.

a double-beveled chisellike instrument for cutting or dividing bone.

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Origin of osteotome

From the New Latin word osteotomus, dating back to 1835–45. 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.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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