Medical Definition of Materia alba

1. 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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Materia Alba

mateless
matelot
matelote
matelotes
matelots
mateology
mateotechny
mater
mater lectionis
materfamilias
materfamiliases
materia
materia alba (current term)
materia medica
material
material body
material breach
material breaches
material conditional
material fact
material implication
material logic
material possession
material resource
material support
material witness
materialisation

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