rongeur

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noun

ron·​geur rōⁿ-ˈzhər How to pronounce rongeur (audio)
: a heavy-duty forceps for removing small pieces of bone or tough tissue

rongeur

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transitive verb

: to remove (bone or other tissue) with a rongeur

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“Rongeur.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rongeur. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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