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pumice

 [pum´is]
a substance consisting of silicates of aluminum, potassium, and sodium; used in dentistry as an abrasive.

pum·ice

(pŭm'is),
Volcanic cinders ground to particles of varying sizes; used in dentistry for polishing restorations or teeth; an abrasive.
[L. pumex (pumic-), a pumice stone]

pum·ice

(pŭm'is)
Volcanic cinders ground to particles of varying sizes; used in dentistry for polishing restorations or teeth; an abrasive.
[L. pumex (pumic-), a pumice stone]
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