nickel-chrome alloy

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A base metal alloy which may also include molybdenum and beryllium, used as an alternative to gold in the fabrication of metal-ceramic restorations and in the construction of removable partial denture frameworks. It has the advantage over gold in being cheaper, providing greater rigidity, and being stronger in thin section. The disadvantages include the potential biological hazards, difficult handling, and uncontrolled chromium oxide formation.

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