herniotome

herniotome A special knife or curved bistoury, with a blunt end, sometimes used in operations for a hernia. A bistoury, by the way, is a French term for a surgical instrument consisting of a slender knife, either straight or curved, generally used by introducing it beneath the part to be divided, and cutting towards the surface.
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herniotome

Synonym for hernia knife ... A slender bladed knife, with short cutting edge, for dividing the constricting tissues at the mouth of the hernial sac. ... Synonym: herniotome. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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herniotome

Type: Term Pronunciation: her′nē-ō-tōm Synonyms: hernia knife
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