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( ă-loy′) [Fr. aloyer, to combine]
1. A metal, e.g., brass, that is the fusion or mixture of two or more metals. 2. A metal, e.g., steel, that is the fusion or mixture of a metal and a nonmetal. In dentistry, several alloys are used to restore teeth. Alloys used to construct cast restorations are often gold- and copper-based alloys. Common so-called silver fillings are alloys of silver, copper, tin, and mercury. The silver-tin-mercury alloys are called amalgams. SEE: dental amalgam
Venes, Donald, editor. "Alloy." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747718/all/alloy.
Alloy. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747718/all/alloy. Accessed December 12, 2019.
Alloy. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747718/all/alloy
Alloy [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 12]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747718/all/alloy.
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