bonding

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(bond′ĭng)


1. In dentistry, the use of a low-viscosity polymerizable adhesive to provide mechanical retention of cast restorations, autopolymerizing restorations, and orthodontic appliances.
2. In psychology, the development of a strong emotional attachment between people, e.g., a mother and child, after frequent or prolonged close contact.
3. In health professional recruitment, the assignment of a recently trained professional to work in a specific location for a specified period of time, typically in exchange for educational tuition reimbursement.

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