central-bearing point


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cen·tral-bear·ing point

the contact point of a central-bearing device.
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cen·tral-bear·ing point

(sentrăl bering poynt)
Contact point of a central-bearing tracing device; must be positioned close to the center of the supporting areas of the mandible and maxilla to distribute closing forces evenly throughout the areas of the supporting structures during the registration and recording of interjaw relationhips.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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