Medical Dictionary

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rongeur

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noun ron·geur \rōⁿ-ˈzhər\

Medical Definition of rongeur

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


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rongeur

transitive verb ron·geur

Medical Definition of rongeur

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


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