bur hole

bur hole
a circular hole drilled through the skull to release intracranial tension (due to blood, pus, or cerebrospinal fluid) or to facilitate such procedures as needle aspiration or biopsy.

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one of a series of holes in the skull made with a bur in craniotomy.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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