flange


flange
That part of the denture base which extends from the cervical ends of the teeth to the border of the denture.
- buccal f. the portion of the f. of a denture that occupies the buccal vestibule of the mouth.
- denture f. 1. the essentially vertical extension from the body of the denture into one of the vestibules of the oral cavity; also, on the lower denture, the essentially vertical extension along the lingual side of the alveololingual sulcus; 2. the buccal and labial vertical extension of the upper or lower denture base, and the lingual vertical extension of the lower one; the buccal and labial denture flanges have two surfaces: the buccal or labial surface and the basal seat surface; the lower lingual f. also has two surfaces: the basal seat surface and the lingual surface.
- labial f. the portion of the f. of a denture which occupies the labial vestibule of the mouth.
- lingual f. the portion of the f. of a mandibular denture that occupies the space adjacent to the tongue.

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(flanj) the part of the denture base that extends from the cervical ends of the teeth to the border of the denture. Called also denture f.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Flange — (fl[a^]nj), n. [Prov. E. flange to project, flanch a projection. See {Flanch}, {Flank}.] 1. An external or internal rib, or rim, for strength, as the flange of an iron beam; or for a guide, as the flange of a car wheel (see {Car wheel}.); or for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flange — Flange, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flanged} (fl[a^]njd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flanging} (fl[a^]n j[i^]ng).] (Mach.) To make a flange on; to furnish with a flange. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flange — Flange, v. i. To be bent into a flange. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flange — s. f. ou m. Disco perpendicular ao eixo de um tubo, para ligação com outro por meio de parafusos com porcas.   ‣ Etimologia: inglês flange …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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  • flange — [flanj] n. [< ? ME flaunch, a lenticular space on a coat of arms < OFr flanche, side, var. of flanc: see FLANK] a projecting rim or collar on a wheel, pipe, rail, etc., that serves to hold it in place, give it strength, guide it, or attach… …   English World dictionary

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  • flange — [flændʒ] n [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Perhaps from early modern French flaunche, from Old French flanc; FLANK1] the flat edge that stands out from an object such as a railway wheel, to keep it in the right position or strengthen it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flange — [ flændʒ ] noun count an edge that sticks out on a wheel so that it stays in the correct position …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flange — 1680s, of unknown origin, perhaps related to O.Fr. flanche flank, side, fem. of flanc (see FLANK (Cf. flank)) …   Etymology dictionary

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