Medical Definition of Acquired pellicle

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 Pellicle

acquired haemolytic icterus
acquired hemochromatosis
acquired hyperlipidaemia
acquired hyperlipoproteinaemia
acquired hypogammaglobulinaemia
acquired ichthyosis
acquired immune deficiency syndrome
acquired immunity
acquired immunodeficiency disease
acquired leukoderma
acquired leukopathia
acquired megacolon
acquired methemoglobinaemia
acquired mutation
acquired nevus
acquired pellicle (current term)
acquired reflex
acquired sensitivity
acquired taste
acquired tastes
acquired toxoplasmosis
acquired trichoepithelioma
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