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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 fine barbed instrument for dressing a tooth canal or extracting the pulp.

broach

an elongated, tapering dental instrument that contains multiple projecting sharp barbs, used in removing pulpal material.

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.

broach,

n an instrument with numerous barbs protruding from a metal shaft. It is generally used to engage the dental pulp for extirpation.
broach, barbed,
n See broach.
broach holder,
n an instrument similar to a pin vise used to hold a broach.
broach, pathfinder,
n See broach, smooth.
broach, smooth (pathfinder, pathfinder broach),
n an instrument used for locating the opening of a root canal and exploring the canal to determine the accessibility of the root end.
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A conventional broaching tool works by performing a series of interrupted cuts on the workpiece when it is being broached," explains Mr Wagner.
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The splines and slots are then broached on the hub concentric to this diameter and in perfect alignment.
When broaching blind holes, the operation must first provide a recess larger than the diameter of the hole to be broached at the bottom of the blind hole for chip removal.
Until now, the subject of nuclear, biological or chemical warfare was only broached in a good science fiction novel or in an action-packed Hollywood motion picture.
Ray says nay: With Billy Knight set at shooting guard and a threesome of talented freshman wing players, Lavin broached the idea of redshirting to senior guard Ray Young.