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sextant

 [seks´tant]
one of the six equal parts into which the dental arch may be divided: maxillary right, left, and anterior and mandibular right, left, and anterior.

sex·tant

(seks'tănt)
One of the six divisions of the dentition, the teeth of the upper and lower jaws being divided into right posterior, left posterior, and anterior.
[L. sextus, sixth]

sex·tant

(seks'tănt)
One of six divisions of dentition; teeth of upper and lower jaws are divided into right posterior, left posterior, and anterior.
[L. sextus, sixth]

sextant (seks´tənt),

n one of the three sections into which each dental arch may be divided depending on its proximity to the midline of the arch.
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