cone-cut

cone-cut

(kōn'kŭt)
Manifestation visible in a dental radiograph in which a portion of the image is missing due to the radiation beam's having been blocked by improper aim of the cone or position-indicating device (q.v.).

cone-cut,

n a technical error in the radiograph-taking process in which the position-indicating device is improperly aligned, causing the film to be incompletely covered by the radiation beam.
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The hook points are cone-cut for sharpness and the rotating eye of the treble hook keeps the wide gap hook in prime hook-setting position.