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articulator

 [ahr-tik´u-la″tor]
a device for effecting a jointlike union.
dental articulator a device that simulates movements of the temporomandibular joints or mandible, used in dentistry.

ar·tic·u·la·tor

(ar-tik'yū-lā-tŏr),
A mechanical device that represents the temporomandibular joints and jaw members to which maxillary and mandibular casts may be attached.
Synonym(s): occluding frame

articulator

(är-tĭk′yə-lā′tər)
n.
1. One that articulates: an articulator of the students' concerns.
2. One of the organs of speech, such as the lips or tongue.

articulator

[ärtik′yəlā′tər]
Etymology: L, articulare, to divide into joints
a mechanical device used in the fabrication and testing of dental prostheses. It simulates the temporomandibular joints and jaw members to which maxillary and mandibular plaster casts may be attached. Some articulators are adjustable, allowing movement of attached casts into various eccentric relationships.

articulator

A temporomandibular joint-like device used to hold models of teeth in the same alignment as a patient’s jaw, allowing an orthodontist to simulate the relationships of the bite in restorative and diagnostic procedures.

ar·tic·u·la·tor

(ahr-tik'yū-lā-tŏr)
A mechanical device that represents the temporomandibular joints and jaw members to which maxillary and mandibular casts may be attached; used in the fabrication and testing of dentures.

ar·tic·u·la·tor

(ahr-tik'yū-lā-tŏr)
Mechanical device that represents temporomandibular joints and jaw members to which maxillary and mandibular casts may be attached.
Synonym(s): occluding frame.

articulator

a device for effecting a jointlike union.
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