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[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.
noun (usually pl)
Also called dental plate, false teeth. a partial or full set of artificial teeth
(rare) a set of natural teeth
1874, from French denture “set of teeth,” from Latin dens (genitive dentis, “tooth;” see tooth) + -ure (see -ure). In Middle English, the word meant “an indenture; a zigzag course” (c.1400).
partial denture n.
A removable or fixed dental prosthesis that restores one or more, but less than all, of the natural teeth or associated parts and is supported by the teeth or the soft tissue. Also called bridgework.
denture den·ture (děn’chər)
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