Spee, Ferdinand Graf von

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Spee,

Ferdinand Graf von, German embryologist, 1855-1937.
curve of Spee - the anatomic curvature of the mandibular occlusal plane. Synonym(s): von Spee curve
Spee embryo
von Spee curve - Synonym(s): curve of Spee
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The Von Spee's Curve (VSC) is defined as the line on a cylinder tangent to the anterior border of the condyle, the occlusal surface of lower second molar, and the incisal edges of the lower incisors.1 It is named for the German embryologist Ferdinand Graf von Spee (1855-1937).
The Curve of Spee (COS) is curve of occlusion and defined as the line on a cylinder tangent to the anterior border of the condyle, the occlusal surface of the mandibular second molar, and the incisal edges of the mandibular incisors.1 It is named for the German embryologist Ferdinand Graf von Spee (1855-1937), who was first to describe the anatomic relationship of human teeth in the sagittal plane.