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n a basic storage unit in an accounting system. Individual accounts accept debit and credit entries that reflect the different types of transactions made by the practice.
n a book in which the financial transactions of a business or profession are entered. Such books may be admitted as evidence.
n a straightforward arrangement between the dental provider and the patient for the handling of financial payments due the dental provider and owed by the patient.
n a dollar amount owed to creditors for items or services purchased from them.