circumferential clasp arm
cir·cum·fer·en·tial clasp arm
a clasp arm that has its origin in a minor connector and follows the contour of the tooth approximately in a plane perpendicular to the path of insertion of the partial denture.
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cir·cum·fer·en·tial clasp arm(sĭrkŭm-fĕr-enshăl klasp ahrm)
One that has its origin in a minor connector and follows tooth contour approximately in a plane perpendicular to path of insertion of partial denture.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012