sextant

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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012