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rest ar·e·a

the portion of a tooth structure or of a restoration in a tooth that is prepared to receive the positive seating of the metallic occlusal, incisal, lingual, or cingulum rest of a removable prosthesis.
Synonym(s): rest seat

rest area

a prepared surface on a tooth or fixed restoration into which an arm or a removable partial denture fits. Also called rest seat, incisal rest, occlusal rest.

rest a·re·a

(rest arē-ă)
Portion of a tooth structure or of a restoration in a tooth that is prepared to receive the positive seating of the metallic occlusal, incisal, lingual, or cingulum rest of a removable prosthesis.
Synonym(s): rest seat.

rest a·re·a

(rest arē-ă)
Portion of tooth structure or restoration in a tooth that is prepared to receive positive seating of metallic occlusal, incisal, lingual, or cingulum rest of a removable prosthesis.
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The South Eugene Neighbors have come to the realistic and humane conclusion that a structured, city-approved rest stop is better than dispersed illegal camping.
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