denture base

n.

The part of a denture that rests on the oral mucus membrane and to which teeth are attached.
The part of a complete or partial denture that rests on the denture foundation and to which teeth are attached.

Nearby words

  1. dentoid,
  2. denton,
  3. dentosurgical,
  4. dentulous,
  5. denture,
  6. denture foundation,
  7. dentures,
  8. denturism,
  9. denturist,
  10. denuclearize


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