rongeur

noun
ron·​geur | \ rōⁿ-ˈzhər How to pronounce rongeur (audio) \

Medical Definition of rongeur

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a heavy-duty forceps for removing small pieces of bone or tough tissue

rongeur

transitive verb

Medical Definition of rongeur (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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 22 Sep. 2021.

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