plugger

noun

plug·​ger ˈpləg-ər How to pronounce plugger (audio)
: a dental instrument used for packing, condensing, and consolidating filling material in a tooth cavity

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“Plugger.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/plugger. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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