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craniopuncture (s) (noun), craniopunctures (pl)
A small hole made by a sharp object in the brain for medical purposes: Dr. Needle informed his patient, Mrs. Hathaway, that he would need to take a small sample of the tumor in her brain by the way of a craniopuncture, which he would make with utmost care and precision.
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