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CONTRA ANGLE [1 record]

Record 1 2002-03-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Medical Instruments and Devices
DEF

[A handpiece] in which the shaft of the rotary instrument is set at a desire angle through the use of two, or sometimes more, bends or angles, used to reach areas in the oral cavity that are difficult to access.

Key term(s)
  • contra-angle handpiece
  • contra angle handpiece
  • contra angle

French

Domaine(s)
  • Instruments et appareillages médicaux
DEF

Pièce à main à angle droit comportant en outre un ou plusieurs angles disposés de façon à ramener la partie active de l'outil approximativement dans le prolongement de l'axe principal de la pièce à main.

OBS

contre-angle; pièce à main à contre-angle : termes normalisés par l'AFNOR.

Spanish

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