root canal spreader


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root ca·nal spread·er

a tapered instrument used for condensing root filling materials laterally.
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root canal spreader

In dentistry, a pointed instrument of variable diameter and taper, used to apply force to the material used in filling a root canal.
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root ca·nal spread·er

(rūt kă-nalspredĕr)
Tapered instrument used for condensing root filling materials laterally.
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