overclosure


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o·ver·clo·sure

(ō'vĕr-klō'zhūr),
A decrease in occlusal vertical dimension.

overclosure

[-klō′zhər]
Etymology: AS, ofer + L, claudere, to close
an abnormal condition in which the mandible rises beyond the point of normal occlusal contact, caused by drifting of teeth, loss of occlusal vertical dimension, change in tooth shapes through grinding, or loss of teeth.

o·ver·clo·sure

(ōvĕr-klōzhŭr)
A decrease in occlusal vertical dimension.

o·ver·clo·sure

(ōvĕr-klōzhŭr)
Decrease in occlusal vertical dimension.
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Rutland Handling Ltd's Multi-pack pott-filling system now incorporates a tamperproof foil lid application option, in addition to conventional inclosure and overclosure lid applications.