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flange

(flanj),
That part of the denture base that extends from the cervical ends of the teeth to the border of the denture.

flange

(flanj) a projecting border or edge; in dentistry, that part of the denture base which extends from around the embedded teeth to the border of the denture.

flange

[flanj]
1 the part of a denture base that extends from the cervical ends of the teeth to the border of the denture. It can be used for retention of the denture upon the residual alveolar ridge.
2 a prosthesis with a lateral vertical extension designed to direct a resected mandible into centric occlusion.

flange

A popular term for the corona of the penis.

flange

(flanj)
That part of the denture base that extends from the cervical ends of the teeth to the border of the denture.

flange

(flanj)
That part of denture base that extends from cervical ends of teeth to border of the denture.

flange (flanj),

n the part of the denture base that extends from the cervical ends of the teeth to the border of the denture.
flange, buccal,
n the portion of the flange of a denture that occupies the buccal vestibule of the oral cavity and that extends distally from the buccal notch.
flange, contour of,
n the topographic design of the flange of a denture.
flange, labial,
n the portion of the flange of a denture that occupies the labial vestibule of the oral cavity.
flange, lingual,
n the portion of the flange of a mandibular denture that occupies the space adjacent to the residual ridge and next to the tongue.
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Matching raw edges, place one flange strip on top of the glue line and press gently in place (photo 3).
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Fold each flange strip in half widthwise and mark the center; unfold.
The only damage to the fastener components or the flanges was three slight indentions.
Insert your socket wrench extension through the opening in the red flange and then continue with the TM procedure.
Richard Silk, managing director of Mirage Machines, explained how the linear motion technology used is essential to the performance of Mirage's products: "Over time, the flanges on pipelines, such as those used in the oil & gas and petrochemical sectors, corrode and leak.
Estimate the dimensions, including thickness, and select the flange facing and gasket details.
Rather than being extra compliant to accommodate low bolt load, these swelling gaskets expand and push back, exerting force against the flanges.
These new flange sensing systems, are available on new Uhing winding drive assemblies and in some cases may be retrofitted to existing set-ups.
In January 2000, as Nita prepared to introduce a new product line, customers began reporting that flange bearings were seizing alter only six to nine months of use.
As seen in Figure 2, the flange was badly worn and out of specification.