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[C. R. Stent (1845–1901), English dentist] n.

1. A tube placed inside a duct to keep it open.

2. An acrylic resin appliance used as a positioning guide or support to maintain tissue such as bones or skin grafts in position.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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