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inlay

Pronunciation: in'la

Definition:

  1. In dentistry, a prefabricated restoration sealed in the cavity with cement.
  2. A graft of bone into a bone cavity.
  3. A graft of skin into a wound cavity for epithelialization.
  4. In orthopedics, an orthomechanical device inserted into a shoe; commonly called an arch support.

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