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bevel

 [bev´el]
1. a slanting edge.
2. the slanted portion of a needle tip that facilitates nontraumatic entry into a vein.
Beveled needle tip.

bev·el

(bev'ĕl),
1. A surface having a sloped or slanting edge.
2. The incline that one surface or line makes with another when not at right angles.
3. The edge of a cutting instrument.
4. To create a slanting edge on a body structure.

bevel

[bev′əl]
Etymology: OFr, baif, open mouth angle
1 any angle, other than a right angle, between two planes or surfaces.
2 (in dentistry) any angle other than 90 degrees between a tooth cut and a cavity wall in the preparation of a tooth cavity. Compare cavosurface bevel, contra bevel.

bev·el

(bev'ĕl)
1. The line of intersection of two surfaces that meet at any angle other than a right angle.
2. The angled point of an injection needle.
[O.Fr.]

bev·el

(bev'ĕl)
1. A surface having a sloped or slanting edge.
2. The incline that one surface or line makes with another when not at right angles.
3. The edge of a cutting instrument.
4. To create a slanting edge on a body structure.
[O.Fr.]
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