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material applied to the inside of the walls of a cavity or container for protection or insulation.
cavity liner an agent used to line a tooth cavity for protection of the pulp from irritation and for neutralization of the free acids of zinc phosphate cements.
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A layer of protective material.
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A layer of protective material.
Synonym(s): insulating base, protective base.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012