posterior palatal seal

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pos·te·ri·or pal·a·tal seal

the seal at the posterior border of a denture.
See also: posterior palatal seal area.
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posterior palatal seal

A seal at the posterior border of a denture.
See also: seal
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners

pos·te·ri·or pal·a·tal seal

(pos-tērē-ŏr pală-tăl sēl)
Seal at posterior border of a denture.
Synonym(s): palatal seal.
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Color coding different RPD components can help alleviate mistakes in prosthesis design.3 Moreover, according to the results of this study, the technician was expected to carve the posterior palatal seal in 68% of the cases, survey the cast in 78% of the cases and decide the finishing and contouring details of acrylic work for up to 86% of the cases.
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