Definition of Trepanning

1. Verb. (present participle of trepan) ¹



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Definition of Trepanning

1. trepan [v] - See also: trepan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trepanning

trental
trentals
trente-et-quarante
trenton period
treosulfan
trepan
trepanation
trepanations
trepaned
trepang
trepangs
trepaning
trepanned
trepanner
trepanners
trepanning (current term)
trepans
trepeget
trephination
trephinations
trephine
trephine biopsy
trephined
trephines
trephining
trephocyte
trephones
trepid
trepidancy
trepidant

Literary usage of Trepanning

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1. The Popular Science Monthly (1893)
"... openings whereby tb* «pirite might escape, and trepanning was employed on those wh/> «offered from ... Broca says: " The art of trepanning was applied ..."

2. Elements of Surgery: For the Use of Students by John Syng Dorsey (1818)
"THE OPERATION OF trepanning OR TREPHINING. The manner of removing portions of the cranium, when this becomes necessary is next to be described. ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck, Samuel Macauley Jackson (1909)
"The skulls of neolithic man sometimes bear unmistakable traces of trepanning during life—an operation which must have been excruciating torture in times ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"trepanning ; the operation of opening the skull, by means of a surgical instrument, ... The operation of trepanning is resorted to only for the purpose of ..."

5. Prehistoric Problems, Being a Selection of Essays on the Evolution of Man by Robert Munro (1897)
"CHAPTER V. PREHISTORIC trepanning AND CRANIAL AMULETS.1 ... rapidly discovered throughout Central Europe—trepanning among various Primitive Races— Method of ..."

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