connector bar

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ma·jor con·nec·tor

a plate or bar (lingual bar, palatal bar or plate) used for the purpose of uniting partial denture bases.
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con·nec·tor bar

(kŏn-nektŏr bahr)
Piece of metal, longer than it is wide, which connects components of a removable partial denture.
See: major connector, minor connector
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