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broach

 [brōch]
1. an elongated, tapered, and serrated cutting tool for shaping and enlarging holes.
2. barbed b.; root canal b.
barbed broach a thin, flexible, hand-operated or engine-driven endodontic instrument, usually tapered, with a series of sharply pointed barbs along the operative head; used for engaging and removing the dental pulp and other substances intact from the root canal or pulp chamber.
pathfinder broach root canal probe.
root canal broach a broach, usually barbed, used for removing the soft tissue contents of the root canal; see barbed b.
smooth broach root canal probe.

broach

(brōch),
A dental instrument for removing the pulp of a tooth or exploring the canal.

broach

(brōch) a fine barbed instrument for dressing a tooth canal or extracting the pulp.

broach

an elongated, tapering dental instrument that contains multiple projecting sharp barbs, used in removing pulpal material.

broach

(brōch)
A dental instrument for removing the pulp of a tooth or exploring the dentinal canal.

broach

(brōch)
A dental instrument for removing the pulp of a tooth or exploring the canal.

broach,

n an instrument with numerous barbs protruding from a metal shaft. It is generally used to engage the dental pulp for extirpation.
broach, barbed,
n See broach.
broach holder,
n an instrument similar to a pin vise used to hold a broach.
broach, pathfinder,
n See broach, smooth.
broach, smooth (pathfinder, pathfinder broach),
n an instrument used for locating the opening of a root canal and exploring the canal to determine the accessibility of the root end.
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