Definition and Meanings for trephines
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Part of Speech of trephines
noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of trephines
Meaning of trephines
- an instrument for trepanning, being an improvement on the trepan. it is a circular or cylindrical saw, with a handle like that of a gimlet, and a little sharp perforator called the center pin.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to perforate with a trephine; to trepan.