- Preparation of the natural crown of a tooth by removal of part or all of the natural structure and replacing the prepared surfaces with a veneer of suitable dental material (gold or nonprecious metal casting, porcelain, plastic, or combinations).
- That stage of childbirth when the fetal head has negotiated the pelvic outlet and the largest diameter of the head is encircled by the vulvar ring.
Synonym(s): tooth capping
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