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1. trephination

noun. an operation that removes a circular section of bone from the skull.

Synonyms

  • surgical process
  • operation
  • surgery
  • surgical procedure

Antonyms

  • major surgery
  • serial operation
  • asynchronous operation
  • synchronous operation

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • trephine (English)

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Example sentences of the word trephination


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your nail may continue to seep blood for up to three days after trephination.

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