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spreader

 [spred´er]
an instrument for distributing something over a broad area.
root canal filling spreader in root canal therapy, a tapered metal instrument used to compress filling material against the sides of the canal to make room for additional cones.

spread·er

(spred'ĕr),
1. An instrument used to distribute a substance over a surface or area.
2. A device for spacing or parting structures.

spread·er

(spred'ĕr)
1. Instrument used to distribute a substance over a surface or area.
2. Device for spacing or parting structures.
3. Colloq. for condenser (q.v.).

spreader,

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