continuous clasp


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con·tin·u·ous bar re·tain·er

a metal bar, usually resting on lingual surfaces of teeth, to aid in their stabilization and to act as indirect retainers.
Synonym(s): continuous clasp

con·tin·u·ous clasp

(kŏn-tinyū-ŭs klasp)
Circumferential clasp of a removable partial denture in which the body is attached to an occlusal rest and the clasp arms extend across the buccal or lingual surfaces of more than one tooth before engaging a proximal surface undercut.
Synonym(s): continuous lingual clasp, secondary lingual bar.
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