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Gelatin-type material derived from seaweed.
Irreversible hydrocolloid material used for taking preliminary impressions.
Foundation or the basic ingredient of a material.
Process of using finger pressure to contour a closer adaptation of the margins of an impression while still in the mouth.
Substance that modifies or increases the rate of a chemical reaction.
Having an object centered, such as maxillary teeth centered over mandibular teeth in correct relation.
A suspension of particles in a dispersion medium such as water. Its two phases are sol and gel.
Material having elastic properties from rubber.
Prefix meaning "water."
A change in temperature that causes the reversible hydrocolloid material to transform from one physical state to another.
Absorption of water, causing an object to swell.
Occlusal (o-KLOO-sul; o-KLOO-zul) registration
Reproduction of a patient's bite with the use of wax or elastomeric material.
Loss of water, causing something to shrink.
Bringing a material to a desired consistency.
Viscous, Viscosity (vis-KOS-i-tee)
Physical property of a fluid related to resistance to flow.
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