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adjustment

Pronunciation: ă-jŭst′mĕnt

Definition:

  1. In dentistry, any modification made to a fixed or removable prosthesis during or after its insertion to perfect its adaptation and function.
  2. A summarizing procedure for a statistical measure in which the effects of differences in composition of the populations being compared have been minimized by statistical methods.

Synonym(s): adaptation6

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