noun Surgery.
a double-beveled chisellike instrument for cutting or dividing bone.

1835–45; < Neo-Latin osteotomus. See osteo-, -tome

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osteotome (ˈɒstɪəˌtəʊm)
a surgical instrument for cutting bone, usually a special chisel

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osteotome os·te·o·tome (ŏs'tē-ə-tōm')
A chisel-like instrument for cutting bone.

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