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wedge

 
1. a piece of material thick at one end and tapering to a thin edge at the other end.
2. to force something into a space of limited size; see also wedge pressure.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

wedge

(wej),
A solid body having the shape of an acute-angled triangular prism.
[A.S. weeg]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

wedge

(wej)
A solid body having the shape of an acute-angled triangular prism.
[A.S. weeg]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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