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chis·el

(chiz'ĕl),
A single beveled end-cutting blade with a straight or angled shank used with a thrust along the axis of the handle for cutting or splitting dentin and enamel.

chis·el

(chiz'ĕl)
Single beveled end-cutting blade with straight or angled shank used with a thrust along axis of handle for cutting or splitting dentin and enamel.

chisel

an instrument designed to be driven by a hammer to pare away at a surface. It has a cutting edge across the distal end with a bevel on one of its sides.

army chisel
a heavyweight steel chisel used for paring of the surface of bones.
obstetric c's
have been largely discarded because of the danger associated with their use in fetotomy. A semisharp spatula may be used for the same purposes.
symphysiotomy chisel
used to divide the pubis at the pubic symphysis in immature heifers carrying large calves. The chisel point is angled inward toward the center of the blade so that the cutting surface will stay on the bone when it disappears from view.
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