flask closure

flask clo·sure

in dentistry, the procedure of bringing the two halves or parts of a flask together; trial flask closures are preliminary closures made to eliminate excess denture-base material and to ensure that the mold is completely filled; the final flask closure is the last closure of a flask before curing, following trial packing of the mold with denture-base material.

flask closure

Etymology: L, vasculum, small vessel, claudere, to close
the joining of two halves of a flask that encloses and forms a mold for a denture base.

flask clo·sure

(flask klōzhŭr)
In dentistry, the procedure of bringing the two halves or parts of a flask together.

flask clo·sure

(flask klōzhŭr)
In dentistry, procedure of bringing two halves or parts of a flask together; trial flask closures are preliminary closures made to eliminate excess denture-base material and to ensure mold is completely filled; final flask closure is the last closure of a flask before curing, following trial packing of the mold with denture-base material.