milled-in paths

milled-·in paths

1. contours carved by various mandibular movements into the occluding surface of an occlusion rim, by teeth or studs placed in the opposing occlusion rim; the curves or contours may be carved into wax, modeling plastic, or plaster of Paris;
See also: functional chew-in record.
2. occlusal curves developed by masticatory or gliding movements of occlusion rims that are composed of materials including abrasives.
See also: functional chew-in record.
Synonym(s): milled-in curves

mill·ed-in paths

(mild-in padhz)
1. Contours carved by various mandibular movements into occluding surface of occlusion rim, by teeth or studs placed in opposing occlusion rim; curves or contours may be carved into wax, modeling plastic, or plaster of Paris.
2. Occlusal curves developed by masticatory or gliding movements of occlusion rims that are composed of materials including abrasives.
Synonym(s): milled-in curves.