contra-angle

contra-angle

/con·tra-an·gle/ (kon″trah-ang´g'l) an angulation by which the working point of a surgical instrument is brought close to the long axis of its shaft.

contra-angle

[kon′trə·ang′gəl]
Etymology: L, contra, against + angulus, angle
an angulation by which the working point of a surgical instrument is brought close to the long axis of its shaft. It may involve two, three, or four bends, or angles, in its shank.

contra-angle (kän´trə-ang´gəl),

n more than one angle. An instrument having two or more offsetting angles such that the end of the instrument is kept within 3 mm of the axis of the shaft.
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