pressure atrophy


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pres·sure at·ro·phy

the wasting of hard or soft tissue resulting from excessive pressure applied to tissue by a denture base.
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pres·sure a·tro·phy

(preshŭr atrŏ-fē)
Damage and wasting of hard or soft tissue resulting from excessive pressure applied to tissue by a denture base.
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