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dow·el

(dow'l),
1. A cast gold or preformed metal pin placed into a root canal for the purpose of providing retention for a crown.
2. A preformed metal pin placed in a copper-plated die to provide a die stem.
3. A pin or rod that aligns or joins two structures by fitting into holes in both of them; dowels of various materials are used in orthopaedic surgery and dentistry.
4. Synonym(s): dowel graft

dowel

/dow·el/ (dou´'l) a peg or pin for fastening an artificial crown or core to a natural tooth root, or affixing a die to a working model for construction of a crown, inlay, or partial denture.

dowel

[dow′əl]
Etymology: ME, doule, part of a wheel
a small rod or pin, usually metal, fitted into a prepared hole within the root canal and cemented in place, serving to retain a dental restoration or a core, such as a crown. Also called post and core.

dow·el

(dow'ĕl)
1. A cast gold or preformed metal pin placed into a root canal for the purpose of providing retention for a crown.
2. A preformed metal pin placed in a copper-plated die to provide a die stem.
3. A pin or rod that aligns or joins two structures by fitting into holes in both of them; dowels of various materials are used in orthopaedic surgery and dentistry.
4. Synonym(s): dowel graft.

dow·el

(dow'ĕl)
1. Cast gold or preformed metal pin placed into root canal to provide retention for a crown.
2. Preformed metal pin placed in a copper-plated die to provide a die stem.
3. Pin or rod that aligns or joins two structures by fitting into holes in both; dowels of various materials are used in orthopedic surgery and dentistry.

dowel,

n a post or pin, usually made of metal, fitted into a prepared root canal of a natural tooth to improve retention of a restoration.

dowel

a slim cylinder of bone consisting of two plates of cortical bone separated by an internal sandwich of cancellous bone. Used for fusing bones or reconstructing large bones.
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