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Etymology: Fr, placer, to place
the positioning of a dental prosthesis, such as a removable denture in its planned site on the dental arch.


1. The positioning or implantation of a object, such as a catheter or stent, within or near a body part.
2. The assignment of a patient to a particular care facility, treatment program, or level of care.
3. The assignment of a student in a health profession to a specialized learning environment, such as a clinic, hospital, or ward, where he or she performs professional activities under supervision.


In dentistry, typically used to denote the insertion of a prosthesis.


n the act of placing an object (i.e., removable denture in its planned location on the dental arch).
placement, choice of path of,
n determination of the direction of placement and removal of a removable partial denture on its supporting oral structures, which can be varied by altering the plane to which the guiding abutment surfaces are made parallel. The choice is a compromise to best fulfill five demands: to subject abutment teeth to a minimum or no torquing force, to encounter the least interference, to provide needed retention, to establish adequate guiding-plane surfaces, and to provide acceptable aesthetics.
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To compensate for this perception, marketers have ratcheted up the role of product placement in their buying strategies.
The first drawing sample was collected as part of small group discussions that took place prior to the preservice classroom placement in the fall semester.
The private placement market is an important source of long-term funds for U.
McLoughlin, Garner, and Callahan (1987) suggested a need to change the way placement specialists develop jobs.
During FY 1991, the most recent fiscal year for which we have statistics, Projects With Industry placed more than 13,500 people with disabilities into competitive jobs at an average cost to the Federal Government of less than $1,400 per placement.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners, the self-regulatory organization of the private placement market that analyzes the credit of potential issuers, recently revised its ratings.
For those in transitional and supported placements, job coach services are recommended until performance standards are met.
6%) of all respondents who indicated their companies had never paid for a placement said they would consider it in the future.
These data tables will include actual placements and a full forecast through 2010.