implant denture

n.

A denture that receives its stability from a substructure which is partially or wholly implanted in the bone under the soft tissues.

Nearby words

  1. impitoyable,
  2. implacability,
  3. implacable,
  4. implacental,
  5. implant,
  6. implantable,
  7. implantation,
  8. implanted suture,
  9. implantology,
  10. implausibility


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