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dental plate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dental plate a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
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Usage

In literature:

The second odd little fact that was apparent from the outset was Manderson's leaving his dental plate by the bedside.
"Trent's Last Case" by E.C. (Edmund Clerihew) Bentley
Of this specimen we possess in the British Museum a portion of the dental plate.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 460, October 25, 1884" by Various
He has a very good appetite and although has lost his teeth, he has never worn a plate or had any dental work done.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
With his finger he turned over the dental plate in the bowl, and frowned again at its incomprehensible presence.
"The Woman in Black" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
A dental plate should be fitted to fill up the gap in the alveolus.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Fitch's Dental Surgery, 8vo., new edition, with plates.
"Rob of the Bowl, Vol. I (of 2)" by John P. Kennedy
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