partial denture
noun Date: 1860 a usually removable artificial replacement of one or more teeth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • partial denture — n a usu. removable artificial replacement of one or more teeth * * * a prosthetic appliance replacing a missing tooth or teeth in one jaw, and receiving its support and retention from the underlying tissues and/or some or all of the remaining… …   Medical dictionary

  • partial denture — noun a denture replacing one or more teeth in a dental arch • Hypernyms: ↑denture, ↑dental plate, ↑plate * * * noun : a fixed or removable artificial replacement of one or more teeth in a dental arch * * * partial denture, an artificial… …   Useful english dictionary

  • partial denture. — See under denture. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • partial denture. — See under denture. [1855 60] …   Useful english dictionary

  • partial denture impression — a negative copy of the partially edentulous dental arch or its section made for the purpose of constructing a partial denture …   Medical dictionary

  • Removable partial denture — Intervention MeSH D003832 …   Wikipedia

  • distal extension partial denture — a removable partial denture that is retained by natural teeth only at the anterior end of the base segments, with part of the functional load carried by the residual ridge …   Medical dictionary

  • fixed partial denture — a prosthetic dental appliance that replaces lost teeth and is held in position by attachments to adjacent prepared natural teeth, roots, or implants. Called also bridge and fixed bridge. Fixed partial denture …   Medical dictionary

  • unilateral partial denture — a partial denture for just one side of the dental arch …   Medical dictionary

  • removable partial denture — a denture replacing one or several of the natural teeth, made so that it can be readily removed from the mouth; it may be entirely supported by the residual teeth or supported by both the teeth and the tissue of the residual area. Called also… …   Medical dictionary

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