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bite·platealso bite plate (bīt′plāt′)
A usually plastic, removable dental appliance that is fitted to the palate and is used in orthodontics and prosthodontics.
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(Dentistry) a device used by dentists to correct dental problems
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|Noun||1.||biteplate - a removable dental appliance that is worn in the palate for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes|
dental appliance - a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth
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