apoxesis

noun
ap·​ox·​e·​sis | \ ˌap-äk-ˈsē-səs How to pronounce apoxesis (audio) \

Medical Definition of apoxesis

: the removal of deposits from the root surfaces of teeth by a scraper

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“Apoxesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/apoxesis. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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