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  • Bridge — A set of one or more false teeth supported by a metal framework, used to replace one or more missing teeth. Bridges may be fixed or removable. A fixed bridge (a partial denture) is a prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth; it is… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pons — A specific section of the brain formed by the rounded prominence on the front surface of the brainstem. (The brainstem is the lowest part of the brain that merges with the spinal cord; it consists of a structure called the medulla oblongata, the… …   Medical dictionary

  • caudatolenticular — Relating to the caudate nucleus and lenticularis. SYN: caudolenticular. * * * cau·da·to·len·tic·u·lar kȯ .dāt ō len tik yə lər adj relating to the caudate and lentiform nuclei of the corpus striatum * * * cau·da·to·len·tic·u·lar (kaw da″to …   Medical dictionary