TITLE

shank

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1984
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "shank" is presented. It refers to shin. It also refers to the tapered portion of a dental hand instrument between the handle and the blade or nub.
ACCESSION #
21245520

 

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