direct retention


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di·rect re·ten·tion

retention obtained in a removable partial denture by the use of attachments or clasps that resist their removal from the abutment teeth.
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di·rect re·ten·tion

(di-rekt rĕ-tenshŭn)
Retention obtained in a removable partial denture by use of attachments or clasps that resist their removal from abutment teeth.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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