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biteplate

or bite plate

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noun Orthodontics.
  1. a removable appliance worn in the mouth to separate the jaws so that some of the teeth will gradually shift upward or downward.
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Origin of biteplate

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biteplate in Medicine

biteplate

n.
  1. A removable dental appliance, made of wire and plastic, worn in the palate and used as a diagnostic or therapeutic aid in orthodontics or prosthodontics.bite plane
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