acquired centric relation

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cen·tric jaw re·la·tion

, centric relation
1. the most retruded physiologic relation of the mandible to the maxillae to and from which the individual can make lateral movements; it is a condition that can exist at various degrees of jaw separation, and it occurs around the terminal hinge axis;
See also: eccentric relation.
2. the most posterior relation of the mandible to the maxillae at the established vertical relation
See also: eccentric relation.

ac·quired cen·tric re·la·tion

(ă-kwīrd sentrik rĕ-lāshŭn)
Relationship of the maxilla and the mandible that is not centric, although teeth are in contact.

acquired centric relation (sen´trik),

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