Xyster meaning

zĭs'tər
A surgical instrument for scraping bones.
noun
1
0
A surgical instrument used to scrape bones.
noun
1
0
A surgical instrument for scraping bones.
noun
0
1
A surgical instrument for scraping bones.
noun
0
1
Advertisement

Origin of xyster

  • Greek xūstēr scraper from xūein to scrape
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Ancient Greek ξυστήρ (ksustÄ“r, “xustÄ“r"), from ξύω (ksuō, “scrape").
    From Wiktionary