Monthly Archives: January, 2020

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Collagen

A molecule characterized by a triple helical structure and a high content of glycine, proline,…

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Col

Taken from a geography term meaning the pass or depression between two mountains; in dentistry,…

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Cohort study

Study in which subjects who presently have a certain condition and/or receive a particular treatment…

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Cohesion

The act or state of sticking together tightly. The force whereby molecules of matter adhere…

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Coccobacillus

A descriptive term of bacterial cell morphology referring to a structure intermediate in shape between…

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Coating

Abutment: Surface treatment for an abutment to alter its optical transmission characteristics. A substance applied…

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Coaptation

Proper alignment of the displaced edges of a wound or the ends of a fractured…

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Coagulation

The process of changing liquid to solid, especially of blood; clotting. The process of clot…

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Co‐adapted

In dentistry, the proper realignment of displaced parts back to their original position, as in…

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