unstrained jaw relation


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rest re·la·tion

the postural relation of the mandible to the maxillae when the patient is resting comfortably in the upright position and the condyles are in a neutral unstrained position in the glenoid fossa.

unstrained jaw relation

The position of the jaw during normal tonus of all the jaw muscles.
See also: relation

rest re·la·tion

(rest rĕ-lāshŭn)
Postural relation of mandible to maxillae when patient is resting comfortably in upright position and condyles are in a neutral unstrained position in glenoid fossa.
Synonym(s): unstrained jaw relation.