mucostatic

mu·co·stat·ic

(myū'kō-stat'ik),
1. Denoting the normal relaxed condition of mucosal tissues covering the jaws.
2. Arresting the secretion of mucus.
[muco- + G. stasis, a standing]

mucostatic

(mū″kō-stăt′ĭk) [″ + statikos, standing]
Stopping the secretion of mucus.

mu·co·stat·ic

(myū'kō-stat'ik)
1. Denoting normal relaxed condition of mucosal tissues covering the jaws.
2. Arresting secretion of mucus.
[muco- + G. stasis, a standing]

mucostatic,

adj 1. pertaining to the normal, relaxed condition of mucosal tissues covering the jaws.
adj 2. an agent that arrests the secretion of mucus.
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Four basic impression philosophies proposed over years for impression making are: mucostatic, mucocompressive, minimal pressure, and selective-pressure impressions [1-4].
Mucostatic impression technique (1938) records denture-bearing tissues in static, undisturbed form by using readily flowing material such as impression plaster.
9 In addition, several techniques for complete denture impressions are employed subject to the clinical situation, grouped as, mucostatic, mucocompressive and selective pressure.
2a, 2b, 2c]] A full-coverage mucostatic mandibular impression was made by using stock impression trays and irreversible hydrocolloid (Tropicalgin, Zhermack, Italy), which was poured with type 3 dental stone (Denstone, Zhermack, Italy).
Concept of mucostatic was introduced in this era wherein the best possible adaptation of impression material to tissues to capture them in their passive undistorted form was emphasized.
Mucostatic concept record the mucosa in its static, undisturbed form (supported by underlying basal bone).
Mucostatic or passive impression was first proposed by Richardson and later popularized by Henry Page.
A Brief Review: Mucostatic theory: In a brochure published by Hary L.
These techniques have been classified by different authors as functional, mucostatic, mucocompressive, selective pressure, minimal pressure etc.
Mucostatic impression technique, which aims to achieve support from the other firm areas of the arch and maximizes retention.
Two part impression technique: Mucostatic and mucodisplacive combination (6)
ZOE is mucostatic and easily adopts to the soft tissues due to water based system.