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English noun: trepan

1. trepan (artifact) a surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull


Broader (hypernym)surgical instrument

2. trepan (artifact) a drill for cutting circular holes around a center

Broader (hypernym)drill

English verb: trepan

1. trepan (contact) cut a hole with a trepan, as in surgery

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bore, drill

Domain categoryoperation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process

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