- dental disk
- a thin, flat, oval, or concave circular plate with abrasive materials bonded to its surface or edge; used to polish and finish cavity preparations and for cutting or polishing dental restorations. Called also abrasive d.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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disk — 1. A round, flat plate; any approximately flat circular structure. 2. SYN: lamella (2). 3. In dentistry, a circular piece of thin paper or other material, coated with an abrasive substance, used for cutting and polishing tee … Medical dictionary
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abrasive disk — dental d … Medical dictionary
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