hand condenser


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hand condenser

(in dentistry) an instrument for compacting amalgams or gold foil, using force applied by the operator, with or without supplementary force from a mallet wielded by an assistant.

hand con·den·ser

(hand kŏn-densĕr)
Dental instrument that compacts restorative material in a cavity by force applied manually or with the aid of a hand-held mallet.
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