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Medical Term:

denture border



  1. the limit or boundary or circumferential margin of a denture base;
  2. the margin of the denture base at the junction of the polished surface with the impression (tissue) surface;
  3. the extreme edges of a denture base at the buccolabial, lingual, and posterior limits.

Synonym(s): denture edge, periphery2

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