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the covering or enveloping of a tissue or part by another tissue, such as a fascia.
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1. In dentistry, covering or enveloping wholly or in part an object such as a denture, tooth, wax form, crown, etc., with a refractory investment material before curing, soldering, or casting.
2. In psychoanalysis, allocating to or charging an object with psychic energy or cathexis.
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In dentistry, covering or enveloping wholly or in part an object (e.g., denture, tooth, wax form, crown) with a refractory investment material before curing, soldering, or casting.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012