mesiocclusion

mesiocclusion

[mē′zē·oklo̅o̅′zhən]
Etymology: Gk, mesos + L, occludere, to close up
an occlusal relationship in which the lower teeth are positioned mesially to the upper teeth.

me·si·oc·clu·sion

(mē'zē-ō-klū'zhŭn)
A malocclusion in which the mandibular arch articulates with the maxillary arch in a position mesial to normal; in Angle classification, a Class III malocclusion.
Synonym(s): mesial occlusion (2) .

me·si·oc·clu·sion

(mē'zē-ō-klū'zhŭn)
A malocclusion in which the mandibular arch articulates with the maxillary arch in a position mesial to normal; in Angle classification, a Class III malocclusion.
Synonym(s): mesial occlusion (2) .

mesiocclusion

(mē´zēəkloo´zhən),
n an occlusal relationship in which the mandibular teeth are positioned mesially, similar to the relationship in an Angle Class III malocclusion. See also distoclusion.
References in periodicals archive ?
The lateral photo shows molar mesiocclusion and bilateral canine occlusion, mild overjet and overbite, and the presence of open cross bite in the right side (figure 2).
Mesiocclusion skeletal relationships are connected to an osseous alteration usually accompanied by Class III dental relationships and anterior crossbite.
Genetic and environmental factors in the development of so-called pseudo- and true mesiocclusions.