Terebrating Ter"e*bra`ting, a. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Boring; perforating; -- applied to molluskas which form holes in rocks, wood, etc. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) Boring; piercing; -- applied to certain kinds of pain, especially to those of locomotor ataxia. [1913 Webster]

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  • terebrating — ter·e·brat·ing (terґə brāt″ing) terebrant …   Medical dictionary

  • terebrant, terebrating — Boring; piercing; used figuratively, as in the term t. pain. [L. terebro, pp. atus, to bore, fr. terebra, an auger] …   Medical dictionary

  • terebrant pain — terebrating pain boring p …   Medical dictionary

  • Terebration — Ter e*bra tion, n. [L. terebratio.] The act of terebrating, or boring. [R.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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