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Meaning of "trephine" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TREPHINE

From French tréphine, from obsolete English trefinetrepan1, allegedly from Latin trēs fīnēs literally: three ends; influenced also by English trepanetrepan1.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TREPHINE

trephine  [trɪˈfiːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TREPHINE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Trephine is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb trephine in English.

WHAT DOES TREPHINE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

trephine

Trephine

A trephine is a surgical instrument with a cylindrical blade. It can be of one of several dimensions and designs depending on what it is going to be used for. They may be specially designed for obtaining a cylindrically shaped core of bone that can be used for tests and bone studies, cutting holes in bones or for cutting out a round piece of the cornea for eye surgery. A cylindrically shaped core of bone obtained with a bone marrow trephine is usually examined in the histopathology department of a hospital under a microscope. It shows the pattern and cellularity of the bone marrow as it lay in the bone and is a useful diagnostic tool in certain circumstances such as bone marrow cancer and leukemia.

Definition of trephine in the English dictionary

The definition of trephine in the dictionary is a surgical sawlike instrument for removing circular sections of bone, esp from the skull. Other definition of trephine is to remove a circular section of bone from.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO TREPHINE

PRESENT

Present
I trephine
you trephine
he/she/it trephines
we trephine
you trephine
they trephine
Present continuous
I am trephining
you are trephining
he/she/it is trephining
we are trephining
you are trephining
they are trephining
Present perfect
I have trephined
you have trephined
he/she/it has trephined
we have trephined
you have trephined
they have trephined
Present perfect continuous
I have been trephining
you have been trephining
he/she/it has been trephining
we have been trephining
you have been trephining
they have been trephining
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I trephined
you trephined
he/she/it trephined
we trephined
you trephined
they trephined
Past continuous
I was trephining
you were trephining
he/she/it was trephining
we were trephining
you were trephining
they were trephining
Past perfect
I had trephined
you had trephined
he/she/it had trephined
we had trephined
you had trephined
they had trephined
Past perfect continuous
I had been trephining
you had been trephining
he/she/it had been trephining
we had been trephining
you had been trephining
they had been trephining
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will trephine
you will trephine
he/she/it will trephine
we will trephine
you will trephine
they will trephine
Future continuous
I will be trephining
you will be trephining
he/she/it will be trephining
we will be trephining
you will be trephining
they will be trephining
Future perfect
I will have trephined
you will have trephined
he/she/it will have trephined
we will have trephined
you will have trephined
they will have trephined
Future perfect continuous
I will have been trephining
you will have been trephining
he/she/it will have been trephining
we will have been trephining
you will have been trephining
they will have been trephining
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would trephine
you would trephine
he/she/it would trephine
we would trephine
you would trephine
they would trephine
Conditional continuous
I would be trephining
you would be trephining
he/she/it would be trephining
we would be trephining
you would be trephining
they would be trephining
Conditional perfect
I would have trephine
you would have trephine
he/she/it would have trephine
we would have trephine
you would have trephine
they would have trephine
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been trephining
you would have been trephining
he/she/it would have been trephining
we would have been trephining
you would have been trephining
they would have been trephining
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you trephine
we let´s trephine
you trephine
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to trephine
Past participle
trephined
Present Participle
trephining
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TREPHINE


buprenorphine
bjuːˈprɛnɔːfiːn
caffein
ˈkæfiːn
caffeine
ˈkæfiːn
camphene
ˈkæmfiːn
clomiphene
ˈkləʊmɪˌfiːn
dauphine
ˈdɔːfiːn
feen
fiːn
graphene
ˈɡræfiːn
hexachlorophene
ˌhɛksəˈklɔːrəfiːn
Josephine
ˈdʒəʊzəˌfiːn
morphine
ˈmɔːfiːn
olefin
ˈəʊlɪˌfiːn
paraffine
ˈpærəˌfiːn
phene
fiːn
phosphine
ˈfɒsfiːn
polyolefin
ˌpɒlɪˈəʊlɪˌfiːn
seraphine
ˈserəˌfiːn
sphene
sfiːn
thiophene
ˈθaɪəʊˌfiːn
toxaphene
ˈtɒksəˌfiːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TREPHINE

trepan
trepanation
trepang
trepanned
trepanner
trepanning
trephination
trephiner
trepid
trepidant
trepidation
trepidatory
treponema
treponemal
treponemata
treponematoses
treponematosis
treponematous
treponeme

WORDS THAT END LIKE TREPHINE

apomorphine
camphine
chine
diacetylmorphine
diamorphine
didelphine
elaphine
fax machine
machine
nalorphine
paramorphine
Rhine
sewing machine
shine
sunshine
sylphine
time machine
tragelaphine
washing machine
whine

Synonyms and antonyms of trephine in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «trephine» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TREPHINE

Find out the translation of trephine to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of trephine from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «trephine» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

环钻
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

trépano
570 millions of speakers

English

trephine
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

trephine
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

منقب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

трепан
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

trephine
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ট্রিফাইন দ্বারা অস্ত্রোপচার করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

trépan
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Trephine
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Trepan
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

トレパン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

트레
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Trephine
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mổ sọ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

trephine
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ट्रफिन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

trefin
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

trapano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Trephine
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

трепан
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

trephine
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οστεοτρύπανο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

middel van trefien
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

trefin
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

trephine
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of trephine

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TREPHINE»

The term «trephine» is regularly used and occupies the 94.270 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TREPHINE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «trephine» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «trephine» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about trephine

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TREPHINE»

Discover the use of trephine in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to trephine and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures
Note: Trephine system is based on surgeon preference. Systems include Hessburg-Barron, Storz, Hanna, and Krumeich. a. Storz or Weck handheld trephine: i. Preset at -0.6 mm depth, depending on measurement of corneal thickness, ii.
Peter S. Hersh, Bruce Mitchel Zagelbaum, 2011
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Corneal Surgery: Theory, Technique and Tissue
Various punches have been developed for holding the trephine blade, and a handheld disposable trephine may also be used for cutting the donor. Great controversy has existed concerning the size of the donor material to be cut relative to the ...
Frederick S. Brightbill, 2009
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Textbook of Ophthalmology
This is done if a basic disposable trephine is to be used. Then we carry forward the marking from 4 perpendicular marks to meet at the center of the cornea. This allows good centration of the trephine. The radial marks help in accurate ...
Sunita Agarwal, Athiya Agarwal, Lucio Buratto, 2002
4
Cornea and External Eye Disease: Corneal ...
After the graft had been cut using a von Hippel trephine, it was held between two pieces of saline-moistened gauze over a container of hot, sterilized water. Zirm believed his careful handling of the tissue contributed to the successful outcome  ...
Thomas Reinhard, Frank Larkin, 2007
5
Neoplastic Hematopathology
An art if actually distorted or inadequate biopsy or improper processing can lead to serious difficulties in interpretation and possibly to erroneous conclusions. Because the bone marrow specimen optimally includes the trephine biopsy and the ...
Daniel M. Knowles, 2001
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Medical Cornea: Corneal and Refractive Surgery : Proceeding ...
Dr. Lemp: How many of the audience are familiar with the Hanna trephine system ? Would you just raise your hands? Not very many. Maybe you could describe it and its cost a little, so that people could become familiar with it. Dr. Maguire: It is ...
Richard E. Selser, 1994
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Cornea
119.9 Barron radial vacuum trephine. Fig. 119.10 Hanna corneal trephine system . The Hanna trephine system1'4 for penetrating kerato- plasty also incorporates a syringe-driven 360-degree outer chamber, which is part of the trephine unit.
Jay H. Krachmer, Mark J. Mannis, Edward J. Holland, 2005
8
Haematology: An Illustrated Colour Text
This textbook on haematology in the Illustrated Colour Text series is suitable for medical students, junior doctors and others needing a concise and practical introduction to the subject.
Martin R. Howard, Peter J Hamilton, 2013
9
Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty
To facilitate seating and alignment of the trephine, an additional 1 mm of cement distal to the fractured surface must also be cleared. The proper trephine size is chosen by comparing the distal fractured end of the proximal stem fragment to a ...
James V. Bono, 1999
10
The Foot and Ankle
25-7). A medium size trephine is driven through the navicular from dorsal proximal to plantar distal. The trephine is started perpendicular to the navicular to avoid the trephine slipping (Fig. 25-8). The trephine is then oriented dorsal proximal to ...
Thomas J. Chang, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TREPHINE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term trephine is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Failure rate after DSAEK linked to graft size, endothelial cell density
There were statistically significant associations between graft failure and endothelial cell density (P = .039) and graft trephine size (P = .04). – by Matt Hasson. «Healio, Jul 15»
2
Hoping to help - Update
In line with the FLAIR trial I have now had a CT scan and a Bone Marrow Aspirate and Trephine. I am still feeling a bit bruised from the the procedure! We will ... «Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research, Jun 15»
3
PDEK can be combined with glued IOL technique
A trephine with a suitable diameter is used to create a mark on the endothelium. The edge of the bubble at the extreme periphery is perforated, followed by ... «Healio, Apr 15»
4
Mystery of the holey skull solved: Bone powder was harvested from …
A trepan or trephine is a surgical instrument used up to drill a burr hole into the skull in order to expose the tissue for medical reasons. The beheaded martyrs ... «Daily Mail, Feb 15»
5
What's it like: To have a corneal transplant
The surgeon will use a device known as a trephine, similar to a cookie cutter, to remove the central portion of the cornea. The surgical team will cut the piece of ... «NewsOK.com, Oct 14»
6
Brain-Eating Amoeba Lurk in Lakes. Should You Worry?
What these kids need is prompt, aggressive treatment….high dose IV steroids and antibiotics and then, external ethmoidectomy and frontal sinus trephine with ... «Legal Examiner, Jul 14»
7
Crossbones Sneak Peak: A Hole in the Head [WATCH VIDEO]
Tom convinced him to let him go to Jamaica in order to get the trephine. The device would be used to drill a hole in his head to “relieve the pressure.” He was ... «Movie News Guide, Jul 14»
8
Crossbones "The Return" Review and 5-Episode Test: Let It Sink
Teach thought the surgeon confidant was off to pick up a trephine, but we knew otherwise. His boss Jagger had plucked eyeballs, conducted live burials, and ... «TV.com, Jul 14»
9
Steven Soderbergh's The Knick Debuts Medically Unsound …
With no trephine needed, the cable network unleashed 11 themed posters promoting the show's 10-episode first season. Clive Owen and Clive Owen's ... «Cinema Blend, Jul 14»
10
Laser instead of drill
ever, that approach comes with a truly high risk to the patient: By using the trephine, the surgeon could inadvertently injure the meninges, which could then lead ... «Phys.Org, May 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Trephine [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/trephine>. Aug 2020 ».
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