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framework

 [frām´werk]
the basic structure about which something is formulated or built.
conceptual framework (theoretical framework) an organization or matrix of concepts that provides a focus for inquiry.

frame·work

(frām'wŏrk),
1.
2. In dentistry, the skeletal prosthesis (usually metal) around which and to which are attached the remaining portions of the prosthesis to produce the finished appliance (partial denture).

frame·work

(frām'wŏrk)
A structure that supports or encloses something.

frame·work

(frām'wŏrk)
In dentistry, skeletal prosthesis (usually metal) around which and to which are attached the remaining portions of the prosthesis to produce a partial denture.

framework,

n the skeletal metal portion of a removable partial denture around which and to which the remaining units are attached.
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