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den·tal drill

a rotary power-driven instrument into which cutting points may be inserted.
See also: handpiece.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

den·tal drill

(dentăl dril)
Rotary power-driven instrument into which cutting points may be inserted.
See also: handpiece
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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