moulage


mou·lage

noun \mü-ˈläzh\

Definition of MOULAGE

1
:  an impression or cast made for use especially as evidence in a criminal investigation
2
:  the taking of an impression for use as evidence in a criminal investigation

Origin of MOULAGE

French, molding, from Middle French, from mouler to mold, from Old French modle mold — more at mold
First Known Use: 1902

mou·lage

noun \mü-ˈläzh\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MOULAGE

: 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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