trepanation

noun
trep·​a·​na·​tion | \ ˌtrep-ə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce trepanation (audio) \

Medical Definition of trepanation

2 : a hole in the skull produced surgically

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“Trepanation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/trepanation. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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