automatic plugger


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au·to·mat·ic plug·'ger

a mechanically or electrically activated device used to provide condensing pressure in the placement of amalgam or gold foil in a cavity preparation.
Synonym(s): automatic condenser

automatic plugger

A plugger that is run by a machine rather than by hand.
See also: plugger

au·to·mat·ic plug·ger

(awtō-matik plŭgĕr)
Mechanically or electrically activated device used to provide condensing pressure in the placement of amalgam or gold foil in a cavity preparation.
Synonym(s): automatic condenser.
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