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com·plete den·ture

a dental prosthesis that is a substitute for the lost natural dentition and associated structures of the maxillae or mandible.
Synonym(s): full denture
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

com·plete den·ture

(kom'plēt den'chŭr)
Dental prosthesis that is a substitute for the lost natural dentition and associated structures of the maxillae or mandible.
Synonym(s): full denture.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

com·plete den·ture

(kom'plēt den'chŭr)
Dental prosthesis that is a substitute for the lost natural dentition and associated structures of the maxillae or mandible.
Synonym(s): full denture.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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