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Medical Term:

bevel

Pronunciation: bev′ĕl

Definition:

  1. A surface having a sloped or slanting edge.
  2. The incline that one surface or line makes with another when not at right angles.
  3. The edge of a cutting instrument.
  4. To create a slanting edge on a body structure.
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