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adaptation


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1. The close approximation of a prosthetic appliance to the oral tissues.

2. The adjustment of a band or restorative material to closely approximate against a tooth surface.

3. The process by which a sense organ shows a progressively diminishing response to continuous or repetitive stimulation.

4. The alteration that an organism gradually undergoes to adjust to a changing environment.

Subjects: Dentistry.


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