moulage

noun mou·lage \ mü-ˈläzh \
Updated on: 20 Mar 2018

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

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Origin and Etymology of moulage

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


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moulage

noun mou·lage \ mü-ˈläzh \

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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