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Architect Civil engineering a construction that takes the thrust of an arch or vault or supports the end of a bridge
A masonry mass, pier, or solid part of a wall that takes the lateral thrust of an arch.
A surface or mass provided to withstand thrust; for example, end supports of an arch or a bridge.
In a coal mine, the place where the natural ground material makes contact with the ends of an embankment.
A masonry mass (or the like) which receives the thrust of an arch, vault, or strut.
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Finally, positif Periotest measurements on single crown should be considered as normal when values on healing abutment
are between -3 and 0.
1 x 8 mm (Straumamn dental Implant System) were used with a wider diameter healing abutment
A customised healing abutment
was placed to get adequate soft tissue contours and maintain the papilla in its natural position.