denture-bearing area


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den·ture foun·da·tion ar·e·a

that portion of the basal seat area that supports the complete or partial denture base under occlusal load.

denture-bearing area

den·ture foun·da·tion a·re·a

(denchŭr fown-dāshŭn arē-ă)
Portion of basal seat area that supports the complete or partial denture base under occlusal load.
Synonym(s): basal seat area, basal seat, denture-bearing area, denture-supporting area, saddle area, stress-bearing area (1) , supporting area (2) , tissue-bearing area.