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hand·piece

(hand'pēs),
A powered dental instrument held in the hand, used to hold rotary cutting, grinding, or polishing implements while they revolve.

handpiece

/hand·piece/ (hand´pēs) that part of a dental engine held in the operator's hand and engaging the bur or working point while it is being revolved.

handpiece

[hand′pēs]
a handheld extraoral or intraoral device for holding rotary instruments in a dental engine or condensing points in mechanical condensing units. It can be driven by an arm, cable, belt, or tube to a power source, such as a motor, directly to a motor, or to an air-pressure driven motor.

hand·piece

(hand'pēs)
A powered dental instrument held in the hand, used to hold rotary cutting, grinding, or polishing implements while they revolve.

hand·piece

(hand'pēs)
A hand-held powered dental instrument, used to hold rotary cutting, grinding, or polishing implements while they revolve.

handpiece

sheep shears.
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