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anchorage an·chor·age (āng'kər-ĭj)
The surgical fixation of loose or prolapsed abdominal or pelvic organs.
The part to which something is secured or stabilized.
A tooth or an implanted tooth substitute to which a fixed or removable partial denture, crown, or restorative material is fastened.
The resistance to displacement offered by an anatomical structure used to help move a tooth.
City in south-central Alaska; largest city in the state.