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bevel

 [bev´el]
1. a slanting edge.
2. the slanted portion of a needle tip that facilitates nontraumatic entry into a vein.
Beveled needle tip.

bev·el

(bev'ĕl),
1. A surface having a sloped or slanting edge.
2. The incline that one surface or line makes with another when not at right angles.
3. The edge of a cutting instrument.
4. To create a slanting edge on a body structure.

bevel

[bev′əl]
Etymology: OFr, baif, open mouth angle
1 any angle, other than a right angle, between two planes or surfaces.
2 (in dentistry) any angle other than 90 degrees between a tooth cut and a cavity wall in the preparation of a tooth cavity. Compare cavosurface bevel, contra bevel.

bev·el

(bev'ĕl)
1. The line of intersection of two surfaces that meet at any angle other than a right angle.
2. The angled point of an injection needle.
[O.Fr.]

bev·el

(bev'ĕl)
1. A surface having a sloped or slanting edge.
2. The incline that one surface or line makes with another when not at right angles.
3. The edge of a cutting instrument.
4. To create a slanting edge on a body structure.
[O.Fr.]

bevel,

n the inclination that one surface makes with another when not at right angles; in cavity preparation, a cut that produces an angle of more than 90° with a cavity wall.
bevel, cavosurface,
n the incline or slant of the cavosurface angle of a prepared cavity wall in relation to the plane of the enamel wall.
bevel, contra,
n blade placement toward the base of the periodontal pocket to separate the sulcular from the external epithelium. Also known as a
reverse, or
internal, bevel.
bevel, incisal,
n the angle of an incisor; it can be less than or greater than 90°.
bevel, instrument,
n the sloping keen edge of a cutting instrument.
bevel, reverse,
n See bevel, contra.
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