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filler

Nutrition
Any of a number of agents that add bulk to the gastric content, which increases the sensation of fullness in dieters ingesting large quantities of food. Fillers include various water-insoluble fibres—e.g., methylcellulose, or glucamannan (which is derived from the Japanese Konjac root).

filler

(fil'er)
1. In plastic surgery, any substance inserted into another to give it a plumper shape or contour.
2. In dentistry and orthopedics, a porous material used in bone cements, resins, or other bonding materials to improve their performance, e.g., bonding strength, elution rates, or resistance to wear in the body.
3. Inert ingredient.
Synonym: filling agent

fill·er

(filĕr)
In dentistry, glass or silicate particles used to occupy space in any resin composite restorative material.
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