anatomic height of contour

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anatomic height of contour,

an imaginary line that encircles a tooth at the level of greatest circumference. Also called surveyed height of contour. See also height of contour.

height of con·tour

(hīt kon'tūr)
Line encircling tooth or other structure at its greatest bulge or diameter, within a given or specified plane; relates to selected path of insertion of dental appliance or device.