HyperDic: trephine

English > 2 senses of the word trephine:
NOUNartifacttrephine, trepana surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull
VERBbodytrephineoperate on with a trephine
English > trephine: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull.
Synonymtrepan
Broadersurgical instrumentA medical instrument used in surgery
Spanishtrépano
Catalantrepà
Verbstrephineoperate on with a trephine
English > trephine: 2 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningoperate on with a trephine.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderoperate on, operatePerform surgery on
Spanishtrefinar, trepanar
Catalantrepanar
Nounstrephinationan operation that removes a circular section of bone from the skull
trephinea surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull

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