Lexicon:Lavoisier's trephine

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Term: Lavoisier's trephine
References: The Far Side of the World, pages 194, 315, 325, 328, 329
Meaning: A surgical sawlike instrument for removing circular sections of bone, especially from a skull. Presumably invented by Lavoisier.

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Maturin's Medicine — This article is based on information from Maturin's Medicine, compiled and edited by Kerry Webb, with the help of a number of contributors.

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