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biteplate

 [bīt´plāt″]
an appliance, usually plastic or wire, worn in the palate as a diagnostic or therapeutic adjunct in orthodontics or prosthodontics.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bite·plate

, biteplane (bīt'plāt, bīt'plān),
A removable appliance that incorporates a plane of acrylic designed to occlude with the opposing teeth.
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biteplate

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bite plate

(bīt′plāt′)
n.
A usually plastic, removable dental appliance that is fitted to the palate and is used in orthodontics and prosthodontics.
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bite·plate

, biteplane (bīt'plāt, plān)
A removable appliance that incorporates a plane of acrylic designed to occlude with the opposing teeth.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bite·plate

(bīt'plāt)
Removable appliance that incorporates a plane of acrylic designed to occlude with opposing teeth.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012