denture den·ture (děn'chər)
A partial or complete set of artificial teeth for either the upper or lower jaw. Also called dental plate.
dentures A complete set of removable artificial teeth for both jaws.
partial denture n.
A removable or fixed dental prosthesis that restores one or more, but less than all, of the natural teeth or associated parts and is supported by the teeth or the soft tissue. Also called bridgework.