raspatory

/ (ˈrɑːspətərɪ, -trɪ) /

noun plural -ies

a surgical instrument for abrading; surgeon's rasp

Word Origin for raspatory

C16: from Medieval Latin raspatorium
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Medicine definitions for raspatory

raspatory

[ răspə-tôr′ē ]

n.

An instrument used for scraping bone.rugine scalprum

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