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clasp

(klasp),
1. A part of a removable partial denture that acts as a direct retainer or stabilizer for the denture by partially surrounding or contacting an abutment tooth.
2. A direct retainer of a removable partial denture, usually consisting of two arms joined by a body that connects with an occlusal rest; at least one arm of a clasp usually terminates in the infrabulge (gingival convergence) area of the tooth enclosed.

CLASP

Cardiology A clinical study–Collaborative Low-Dose Aspirin Study in Pregnancy which evaluated the effects of low-dose aspirin–used to prevent pregnancy-related HTN—on intrauterine growth

clasp

(klasp)
1. A part of a removable partial denture that acts as a direct retainer or stabilizer for the denture by partially surrounding or contacting an abutment tooth.
2. A direct retainer of a removable partial denture, usually consisting of two arms joined by a body that connects with an occlusal rest; at least one arm of a clasp usually terminates in the infrabulge (gingival convergence) area of the tooth enclosed.
3. Any device for holding tissues together.

clasp

(klasp)
1. Part of a removable partial denture that acts as a direct retainer or stabilizer for denture by partially surrounding or contacting an abutment tooth.
2. Direct retainer of a removable partial denture, usually consisting of two arms joined by a body that connects with an occlusal rest; at least one arm usually terminates in the infrabulge (gingival convergence) area of the tooth enclosed.
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The clasp attached to the testing apparatus was placed on the corresponding abutment metal model fixed on a stainless-steel container that was filled with distilled water.
He has teamed up with ex-pilot, Theo Eaves, 94, who also flew from Italy and is hoping to get the clasp.
On the other hand the least common complications seen were denture base fracture, clasp fracture and wearing of artificial teeth.
The clasp arrived very close to my ninetieth birthday, which was a wonderful birthday present.
Those eligible must have served 60 days or more with the unit and the clasp must be fixed to the 1939 to 1945 Star which also requires 60 days.
CCE have extensive expertise in building and remodeling CLASP system buildings.
"The international procedures for inspection, protocol and collection of evidence were not followed" for both the bra clasp and the knife, the experts testified.
The Antarctica Service Medal Clasp, with the words "Wintered Over," is only worn on medal's suspension ribbon.
Army Claims Service (USARCS) developed an expedited procedure to process these claims, entitled the Catastrophic Loss Accelerated Settlement Procedure (CLASP).
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), a nonprofit research and advocacy group, has launched a new Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES), which will advocate for policies, funding and political support to increase the number of low-income adults and disadvantaged youth who earn postsecondary credentials.
WINTERED OVER For wintering over on Antarctica continent--a clasp for Antarctica Service Medal; a suspension ribbon and a disc for the service ribbon; bronze for the first winter; gold for the second winter; and silver for the third