materia albamedical dictionary

Accumulation or aggregation of microorganisms, desquamated epithelial cells, blood cells and food debris loosely adherent to surfaces of plaques, teeth, gingiva or dental appliances.

Origin: L. White matter

(05 Mar 2000)

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