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beading

Pronunciation: bēd′ing

Definition:

  1. Numerous small rounded projections, often in a row like a string of beads.
  2. The rounded elevation along the border of the tissue surface of the major connectors of a maxillary dental prosthesis.
  3. Protection of the formed borders of final impressions for a dental prosthesis done by placement of wax sticks or a plaster-pumice combination adjacent to the borders prior to forming the master cast.

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