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cut·ting edge

1. the beveled, knifelike, sharpened working angle of a dental hand instrument;
2. Synonym(s): incisal margin
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cutting edge

adjective Advanced–eg, cutting edge research. Cf State of the art.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cut·ting edge

(kŭting ej)
1. Line formed where face and lateral edges of the working-end of an instrument meet at an angle forming a sharp cutting surface.
2. Synonym(s): incisal margin.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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