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Definition for full denture (2 of 2)
[ den-cher ]
/ ˈdɛn tʃər /
an artificial replacement of one or several of the teeth (partial denture), or all of the teeth (full denture) of either or both jaws; dental prosthesis.
a set of teeth.
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British Dictionary definitions for full denture
/ (ˈdɛntʃə) /
noun (usually plural)
Also called: dental plate, false teeth a partial or full set of artificial teeth
rare a set of natural teeth
Word Origin for denture
C19: from French, from dent tooth + -ure
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Medical definitions for full denture (1 of 2)
[ ful ]
Medical definitions for full denture (2 of 2)
[ dĕn′chər ]
A partial or complete set of artificial teeth for either the upper or lower jaw.dental plate
dentures A complete set of removable artificial teeth for both jaws.
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