craniotome

noun
cra·​nio·​tome | \ ˈkrā-nē-ə-ˌtōm How to pronounce craniotome (audio) \

Medical Definition of craniotome

: an instrument used in performing craniotomy

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“Craniotome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/craniotome. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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