impression plaster

impression plaster
a gypsum preparation used for the making of impressions of structures in the mouth.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • impression — 1 Impression, impress, imprint, print, stamp are comparable when denoting the perceptible trace or traces left by pressure. Impression is the most widely applicable of these terms. It may be used with reference to a mark or trace or a series or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • impression — [im presh′ən] n. [ME impressioun < OFr impression < L impressio] 1. the act of impressing 2. a result or effect of impressing; specif., a) a mark, imprint, etc. made by physical pressure b) an effect produced, as on the mind or senses, by… …   English World dictionary

  • Plaster — The term plaster can refer to plaster of Paris, lime plaster, or cement plaster. This article deals mainly with plaster of Paris.Plaster of Paris is a type of building material based on calcium sulfate hemihydrate, nominally CaSO4·0.5H2O. It is… …   Wikipedia

  • Plaster cast — This article is on plaster copies made of sculptures and other objects. For the use of plaster casts in medicine, see Orthopedic cast. A plaster cast is a copy made in plaster of another 3 dimensional form, usually a metal or stone sculpture… …   Wikipedia

  • impression — 1. A mark seemingly made by pressure of one structure or organ on another, seen especially in cadaveric dissections. See also groove for the various impressions of the lungs, e.g., descending aorta, subclavian artery, and vena cavae. 2. An …   Medical dictionary

  • impression — n. (in dentistry) a mould made of the teeth and surrounding soft tissues or of a toothless jaw. A soft impression material (e.g. silicone or alginate) is placed over the teeth or jaw and sets within several minutes, producing an elastic mould.… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Impression (dental) — a custom dental mould A dental impression may be described as an accurate representation of part or all of a person s dentition and other areas of the mouth. The dental impression forms an imprint (i.e. a negative mould) of those teeth and gums,… …   Wikipedia

  • impression — impressional, adj. impressionally, adv. impressionless, adj. /im presh euhn/, n. 1. a strong effect produced on the intellect, feelings, conscience, etc. 2. the first and immediate effect of an experience or perception upon the mind; sensation. 3 …   Universalium

  • impression — /ɪmˈprɛʃən / (say im preshuhn) noun 1. a strong effect produced on the intellect, feelings, or conscience. 2. the first and immediate effect upon the mind in outward or inward perception; sensation. 3. the effect produced by an agency or… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Pug Impression Pad — Pug Impression Pads (PIP) have been widely used in India for census of tigers. [Choudhury, S. R. (1970). Let us count our tigers. Cheetal, 12(2), May, 1970: 41 51.] Choudhury, S. R. (1970) The Tiger Tracer. Cheetal, 13(1), October, 1970.] [Panwar …   Wikipedia

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