separating medium

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1. A material applied to a cast to facilitate separation from the resin denture base material after curing and to protect the resin from the moisture in the gypsum, such as tinfoil, cellophane, or alginate.

2. A material applied to the fitting surface of an implant-retained denture during its construction to prevent material bonding to the denture base.

Subjects: Dentistry.

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