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Area

The size of a two-dimensional space. One calculates the area by multiplying the area's length by its width.

area

A measurement of the square footage contained within certain boundaries.
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[10] referred that, in gingival graft surgery, the selection of the palatal donor site should avoid the rugae areas because they may persist in the grafted tissue.
Later this bead was inserted into the stainless steel wire so that it overlies the rugae area of the palate; bends were placed in the wire on either side of the bead so that the bead doesn't slip while rolling.
Secondary stress bearing areas of the maxillary foundation are rugae area and the slopes of the ridge in the mandibular foundation.