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Flashcards in Mod 140 Week 3 Vocab Deck (20):
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Loss of water, causing something to shrink

Syneresis

2

Absorption of water causing something to swell

Imbibitions

3

Irreversible hydrocolloid material used for taking preliminary impressions

Alginate

4

Molecule that when combined with other molecules forms a polymer

Monomer

5

Substance that modifies or increases the rate of a chemical reaction

Catalyst

6

Mineral used in the formation of plaster of Paris and stone

Gypsum

7

Physical property of fluids responsible for dental resistance to flow

Viscosity

8

Touching or contact with a contaminated surface or instrument

Indirect contact

9

Waste that is capable of transmitting infectious disease

Infectious waste

10

A structural portion of a dental model created from the alginate impression

An atomic portion

11

Foundation or basic ingredient

Base

12

Dental lab device that simulates mandibular and temporomandibular join movement when models of the dental arches are attached

Articulator

13

Replica of the maxillary and mandibular arches made from an impression

Model

14

Mixture of gypsum and water used in the finishing of models

Slurry

15

Compound of many molecules

Polymer

16

Process of using fingers to contour a closet adaption of the margins of an impression while still in mouth

Border molding

17

Infection that occurs through mucosal surfaces of eyes, nose, or mouth

Droplet infection

18

Immunity that occurs when a person has contracted and is recovering from a disease

Naturally acquired immunity

19

Disease causing organisms transferred through contact with blood or other body fluids

Blood borne pathogens

20

Having a uniform quality and consistency throughout

Homogengus