Medical Definition of Acquired cuticle

1. A thin film (about 1 um), derived mainly from salivary glycoproteins, which forms over the surface of a cleansed tooth crown when it is exposed to the saliva. Synonym: acquired cuticle, acquired enamel cuticle, brown pellicle, posteruption cuticle. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Acquired Cuticle

acquieting
acquiets
acquight
acquights
acquir'd
acquirability
acquirable
acquiral
acquirals
acquire
acquired agammaglobulinaemia
acquired centric relation
acquired character
acquired cuticle (current term)
acquired drives
acquired eccentric relation
acquired epileptic aphasia
acquired haemolytic anaemia
acquired haemolytic icterus
acquired hemochromatosis
acquired hyperlipidaemia
acquired hyperlipoproteinaemia
acquired hypogammaglobulinaemia
acquired ichthyosis
acquired immune deficiency syndrome
acquired immunity
acquired immunodeficiency disease
acquired leukoderma

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