Rongeur

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Rongeur (Surg) An instrument for removing small rough portions of bone.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rongeur A surgical forceps for gnawing or gouging bones.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Rongeur rong-zhėr a forceps for gouging bones.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. ronger, to gnaw

Usage

In literature:

Etude systematique de l'os penien des Mammiferes (suite), Rongeurs: Murides.
"The Baculum in Microtine Rodents" by Sydney Anderson
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