chip-blow·​er ˈchip-ˌblō(-ə)r How to pronounce chip-blower (audio)
: a dental instrument typically consisting of a rubber bulb with a long metal tube that is used to blow drilling debris from a cavity being prepared for filling

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“Chip-blower.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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