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met·al base

a metallic portion of a denture base forming a part of the wall of the basal surface of the denture; it serves as a base for the attachment of the plastic (resin) part of the denture and the teeth.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

met·al base

(metăl bās)
Metallic portion of a denture base forming part of wall of basal surface of denture; serves as base for attachment of plastic (resin) part of denture and teeth.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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