stabilizer


stabilizer
1. That which renders something else more stable. 2. An agent that retards the effect of an accelerator, thus preserving a chemical equilibrium. 3. A part possessing the quality of rigidity or creating rigidity when added to another part.
- endodontic s. a pin implant passing through the apex of a tooth from its root canal and extending well into the underlying bone to provide immobilization of periodontally involved teeth.

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sta·bi·liz·er also Brit sta·bi·lis·er 'stā-bə-.lī-zər n one that stabilizes something esp a substance added to another substance or to a system (as an emulsion) to prevent or retard an unwanted alteration of physical state

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sta·bi·liz·er something that promotes stabilization.

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