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investment

 [in-vest´ment]
1. any tissue, such as fascia, that envelops or covers other tissues or parts.
2. a material applied as a soft paste to a pattern that hardens to form a mold for casting.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·vest·ment

(in-vest'ment),
1. In dentistry, any material used in investing.
2. In psychoanalysis, the psychic charge or cathexis invested in an object.
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in·vest·ment

(in-vest'mĕnt)
1. In dentistry, any material used in investing.
2. In psychoanalysis, the psychic charge or cathexis invested in an object.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

in·vest·ment

(in-vest'mĕnt)
In dentistry, any material used in investing.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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