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A GLOSSARY OF TERMS FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE AND SERVICES FOR OLDER PERSONS

A GLOSSARY OF TERMS FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE AND SERVICES FOR OLDER PERSONS

Abrasive

A substance used for abrading, smoothing, or polishing.

Abrasive in Perio

It means to rub or to remove surface layer of something.To abrade or to smoothen or to polish.

Abscess

Localized collection of pus, generally as a result of an infection

Acellular cementum

Cementum that has no cells trapped in it.

Achondroplasia

Developmental abnormality of cartilage. Failure of cartilage formation.

Acid etching

The microscopic roughening of the enamel, dentinal or cemental surface with a dilute acid to increase its mechanically retentive property to restorative materials. Usually the procedure preferentially removes the enamel prism cores and leaves the prism peripheries intact.

acute periradicular

An inflammatory reaction to pulpal infection and necrosis characterized by rapid onset, spontaneous pain, tenderness of the tooth to pressure, pus formation and eventual swelling of associated tissues

Addiction

A condition of physical dependence on a drug that is manifested by symptoms of withdrawal if the drug is not taken.

Adhesion

State in which two surfaces are held together by chemical or physical forces or both with or without the aid of an adhesive. Adhesion is one aspect of bonding.


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