precision rest


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pre·ci·sion rest

a rest consisting of closely interlocking parts.

precision rest

[prisish′ən]
Etymology: L, praecidere, to cut short; AS, rest
a rigid denture support consisting of two tightly fitting parts, the insert of which rests firmly against the gingival part of the device.

pre·ci·sion rest

(prē-sizhŭn rest)
Rigid metallic extension (patrix) of closely interlocking parts in a fixed or removable prosthesis that fits precisely into a receptacle (matrix) of a precision attachment within a restoration.
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