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onlay

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noun on·lay \ˈȯn-ˌlā, ˈän-\

Medical Definition of onlay

  1. 1:  a metal covering attached to a tooth to restore one or more of its surfaces

  2. 2:  a graft applied to the surface of a tissue (as bone)


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