Noun(1) a surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull(2) a drill for cutting circular holes around a center
Verb(1) cut a hole with a trepan, as in surgery
(1) And furthermore, he just sliced through the trepan .(2) Early on, a young boy watches his physician father heal a patient with trepanning , drilling or cutting holes in the skull to remove pressure.(3) In the opening volleys at the battle of Germantown on 4 October 1777, St George was shot in the head, taken from the field and trepanned , leaving him with a large hole in the side of his skull.(4) He says he continues to enjoy the benefits of his trepanation 28 years after he performed it.(5) It has a 45 mm by 30 mm hole in the top made by a gruesome procedure known as trepanation , where a portion of the bone was removed from a living and most likely conscious patient.(6) Call it trepanning without the saw and the blood but with the same effect.(7) Advocates of the bizarre procedure say trepanation improves blood flow around the brain and gives it an expansion window to adjust naturally to gravity, air pressure, headaches, and assorted mental strains.(8) The ancient practice of trepanation involves drilling a hole into the skull of a living human being to relieve illness or release evil spirits.(9) They shaved his head and trepanned him to let the pressure out.(10) Its age was centuries old, he deduced; and it was holed in several places, as if it had been bled or trepanned for malady.(11) In other media, this might be the cue for you to go and get some popcorn, or a course of trepanation .
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