osteotome

noun
os·​te·​o·​tome | \ ˈäs-tē-ə-ˌtōm How to pronounce osteotome (audio) \

Medical Definition of osteotome

: a chisel without a bevel that is used for cutting bone

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“Osteotome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/osteotome. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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