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ROD. A measure sixteen feet and a half long; a perch.

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Followed by it a strip of cellophane tape is adhered on to the etched surface and kept it for 15 minutes, a piece of cotton is used to rub the tape over the etched surface for better adaptation and proper collection of impression of enamel rod end patterns.
In Class I composite restorations, because of occlusal surface enamel rod direction, the enamel rod ends are already exposed by the preparation, reducing a need for occlusal bevels.
Micromorphology of the Er:YAG laser-treated enamel depicts a retentive pattern similar to acid etched enamel while anatomical features of enamel rods are preserved.