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scaling

[skey-ling] /ˈskeɪ lɪŋ/
noun, Dentistry.
1.
the removal of calculus and other deposits on the teeth by means of instruments.
Origin
scale1 + -ing1
Related forms
nonscaling, adjective
unscaling, adjective
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