curve of occlusion


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curve of oc·clu·sion

1. a curved surface that makes simultaneous contact with the major portion of the incisal and occlusal prominences of the existing teeth;
2. the curve of a dentition on which the occlusal surfaces lie.
Synonym(s): occlusal curvature

curve of oc·clu·sion

(kŭrv ŏ-klū'zhŭn)
1. A curved surface that makes simultaneous contact with the major portion of the incisal and occlusal prominences of the existing teeth;
2. The curve of a dentition on which the occlusal surfaces lie.

curve of oc·clu·sion

(kŭrv ŏ-klū'zhŭn)
1. Curved surface that makes simultaneous contact with major portion of the incisal and occlusal prominences of existing teeth.
2. Curve of dentition on which occlusal surfaces lie.
Synonym(s): occlusal curvature.