Wax trial prosthesis Preliminary prosthetic restoration seated in the mouth for the evaluation of maxillomandibular records, fit, and appearance.1,2
Waxing sleeve Prefabricated, open-ended, castable plastic pattern (ie, coping) used for the direct shaping of contours for a restoration framework.3,4
Waxup Wax and/or plastic pattern contoured to the desired form for a trial denture or castable framework.1,2
White blood cell See: Leukocyte.
Wilcoxon rank sum test See: Rank sum test.
Witness See: Expert witness.