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Medical Term:

cohesive gold

 

Definition: nearly pure gold so treated as to be free of adsorbed surface gases and impurities so that it will weld under pressure at room temperature; in dentistry, used as a restorative material placed directly into a prepared cavity and welded by pressure.

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