HyperDic: trepan

English > 3 senses of the word trepan:
NOUNartifacttrepan, trephinea surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull
artifacttrepana drill for cutting circular holes around a center
VERBcontacttrepancut a hole with a trepan, as in surgery
English > trepan: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull.
Synonymtrephine
Broadersurgical instrumentA medical instrument used in surgery
Spanishtrépano
Catalantrepà
Verbstrepancut a hole with a trepan, as in surgery
English > trepan: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA drill for cutting circular holes around a center.
BroaderdrillA tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows)
Verbstrepancut a hole with a trepan, as in surgery
English > trepan: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcut a hole with a trepan, as in surgery.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Categoryoperation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical processA medical procedure involving an incision with instruments
Broaderbore, drillmake a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
Spanishtrepanar
Catalantrepanar
Nounstrepana drill for cutting circular holes around a center
trepana surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull

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