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Definition: 'Pantograph'

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pantograph

Type: Term

Pronunciation: pan′tō-graf

Definitions:
1. An instrument for reproducing drawings by a system of levers whereby a recording pencil is made to follow the movements of a stylet passing along the lines of the original.
2. In dentistry, an instrument used to record mandibular border movements that may be transferred to make equivalent settings on an articulator.



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