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moulage

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noun mou·lage \mü-ˈläzh\

Definition of moulage

  1. 1 :  an impression or cast made for use especially as evidence in a criminal investigation

  2. 2 :  the taking of an impression for use as evidence in a criminal investigation



Origin and Etymology of moulage

French, molding, from Middle French, from mouler to mold, from Old French modle mold — more at mold


First Known Use: 1902


Medical Dictionary

moulage

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noun mou·lage \mü-ˈläzh\

Medical Definition of moulage

  1. :  a mold of a lesion or defect used as a guide in applying medical treatment (as in radiotherapy) or in performing reconstructive surgery especially on the face




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