baseplate


base·plate

noun \ˈbās-ˌplāt\

Definition of BASEPLATE

:  a plate that serves as a base or support

First Known Use of BASEPLATE

1876

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base·plate

noun \ˈbās-ˌplāt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BASEPLATE

1
: the portion of an artificial denture in contact with the jaw
2
: the sheet of plastic material used in the making of trial denture plates

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