\pˈɛntɐtjˌuːt͡ʃ], \pˈɛntɐtjˌuːtʃ], \p_ˈɛ_n_t_ɐ_t_j_ˌuː_tʃ]\
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the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
By Princeton University
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
(SURGICAL,) â€˜a book,â€™ which signifies the five books of Moses-Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deutcronomy. By analogy, some surgeons have given the name Surgical Pentateuch to the division of external diseases into five classes: - wounds, ulcers, tumours, luxations, and fractures.
By Robley Dunglison
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