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1. A partial or complete set of artificial teeth for either the upper or lower jaw. Also called dental plate.
2. often dentures A complete set of removable artificial teeth for both jaws.
[French, from Old French, from dent, tooth; see dentist.]
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n (usually plural)
1. (Dentistry) Also called: dental plate or false teeth a partial or full set of artificial teeth
2. (Dentistry) rare a set of natural teeth
[C19: from French, from dent tooth + -ure]
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den•ture(ˈdɛn tʃər, -tʃʊər)
1. an artificial replacement of one or more teeth.
2. Often dentures. a replacement of all the teeth of one or both jaws.
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|Noun||1.||denture - a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth|
dental appliance - a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth
false teeth - a removable denture
partial denture - a denture replacing one or more teeth in a dental arch
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n. dentadura, prótesis; [artificial] dentadura postiza;
___ plates → ___ parcial, pop. plancha dental.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
denturen protesis f dental (form), dientes postizos, dentadura postiza
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