Raspatory

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raspatory (ˈrɑːspətərɪ, -trɪ)
 
n , pl -ies
a surgical instrument for abrading; surgeon's rasp
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin raspatorium]

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raspatory ras·pa·to·ry (rās'pə-tôr'ē)
n.
An instrument used for scraping bone. Also called rugine, scalprum.

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