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xyster (ZIS tuhr) (s) (noun), xysters (pl)
A surgical instrument, or instruments, similar to a file, which is used to abrade (scrape) bone and other firm tissues of the body: During the operation, Dr. Henderson, the surgeon, used a xyster to trim the surface of Tim's broken bone in his left leg.
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