<dentistry> A nonmetallic material used for luting, filling, or permanent or temporary restorative purposes, made by mixing components into a plastic mass that sets, or as an adherent sealer in attaching various dental restorations in or on the tooth.
Origin: see cementum
(05 Mar 2000)
Terms mentioned in text: dentistry, nonmetallic, material, luting, filling, permanent, temporary, restorative, mixing, components, plastic, mass, sets, adherent, dental, restorations, tooth, cementum
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