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key·way

(kē'wā),
In dentistry, the female portion of a precision attachment.
See also: keyway attachment.

keyway

Surgery The 'female' part of a 2-part interlocking surgical device

keyway

An undercutting made in a drilled tooth cavity so that the filling, when hardened, will be less likely to fall out.

key·way

(kē'wā)
In dentistry, the female portion of a precision attachment.

keyway,

n the slot into which the male portion of precision attachments fits.
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