TITLE

rongeur

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1923
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "rongeur" is presented. It refers to an instrument for removing small amounts of tissue, particularly bone. It is also called bone nippers. A rongeur is a springloaded forceps with a sharp blade that may be either end cutting or side cutting.
ACCESSION #
21244435

 

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