Costotome
Costotome Cos"to*tome (k?s"t?-t?m), n. [Costa + Gr. ???? to cut.] An instrument (chisel or shears) to cut the ribs and open the thoracic cavity, in post-mortem examinations and dissections. --Knight. [1913 Webster]

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  • costotome — ● costotome nom masculin Sorte de sécateur servant, en chirurgie, à couper les côtes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • costotome — /kos teuh tohm /, n. Surg. an instrument, as shears or a knife, for incising or dividing a rib, as in costotomy. [COSTO + TOME] * * * …   Universalium

  • costotome — An instrument, knife or shears, designed for cutting through a rib. * * * cos·to·tome käs tə .tōm n a surgical instrument for cutting the ribs and opening the thoracic cavity * * * cos·to·tome (kosґto tōm) [costo + tome] a knife for dividing …   Medical dictionary

  • costotome — n. device used in surgery of the ribs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • costotome — /kos teuh tohm /, n. Surg. an instrument, as shears or a knife, for incising or dividing a rib, as in costotomy. [COSTO + TOME] …   Useful english dictionary

  • costotom — COSTOTÓM, costotome, s.n. Instrument chirurgical pentru tăierea coastelor. – Din fr. costotome. Trimis de ionel bufu, 30.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  costotóm s. n., pl. costotóme Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  COSTOT//ÓM …   Dicționar Român

  • costo- — ⇒COSTO , élément préf. I. Élément préf. correspondant à côte1, formateur de composés gén. adj., en anat. et chir. Le 2e terme est gén. un adj. autonome appartenant au champ lexical de l anatomie. A. [Costo + adj. formé à partir du gr.] : costo… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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