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broach

 [brōch]
1. an elongated, tapered, and serrated cutting tool for shaping and enlarging holes.
2. barbed b.; root canal b.
barbed broach a thin, flexible, hand-operated or engine-driven endodontic instrument, usually tapered, with a series of sharply pointed barbs along the operative head; used for engaging and removing the dental pulp and other substances intact from the root canal or pulp chamber.
pathfinder broach root canal probe.
root canal broach a broach, usually barbed, used for removing the soft tissue contents of the root canal; see barbed b.
smooth broach root canal probe.

broach

(brōch),
A dental instrument for removing the pulp of a tooth or exploring the canal.

broach

(brōch)
A dental instrument for removing the pulp of a tooth or exploring the dentinal canal.

broach

(brōch)
A dental instrument for removing the pulp of a tooth or exploring the canal.
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At one time, these parts were going on a particular SUV and were being broached and then milled.
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There was something quaint but also disarmingly intimate about the interaction between the drawings and the Gober-esque limb: the quaintness of an illustrated children's book, of writing on one's own body; the intimacy of broached privacy, of exposure.
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Summary: Health Minister SaE[macron]d Barkat broached before the World Health Assembly in Geneva, on behalf of African group, the continent's big preoccupations.