Obs. a surgical instrument for scraping bones
Origin of xysterModern Latin from Classical Greek xyst?r from xyein, to scrape from Indo-European base an unverified form kes-, to scrape from source hards
A surgical instrument for scraping bones.
Origin of xysterGreek xūstēr scraper from xūein to scrape
From Ancient Greek Î¾Ï…ÏƒÏ„Î®Ï (ksustÄ“r, “xustÄ“r"), from Î¾ÏÏ‰ (ksuÅ, “scrape").