bar clasp arm

bar clasp arm

a clasp arm that has its origin in the denture base or major connector; it consists of the arm that traverses but does not contact the gingival structures, and a terminal end that approaches its contact with the tooth in a gingivoocclusal direction.
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bar clasp arm

(bahr klasp ahrm)
Device with its origin in the denture base or major connector; consists of the arm that traverses but does not contact the gingival structures, and a terminal end that approaches its contact with the tooth gingivoocclusally.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bar clasp arm

(bahr klasp ahrm)
Appliance that has its origin in the denture base or major connector; consists of the arm that traverses but does not contact the gingival structures, and a terminal end that approaches its contact with the tooth in a gingivoocclusal direction.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012