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A splinter was a fragment of a substance, usually wood, that became subcutaneously lodged in a person's body.
In 2368, when attempting to express the immense difficulty of performing surgery to reunite his brain with his body, Spock said that he would trust Doctor McCoy to remove a splinter or lance a boil but not to attempt such a surgical procedure. (TOS: "Spock's Brain")