denture occlusal surface

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den·ture oc·clu·sal sur·face

that portion of the surface of a denture that makes contact or near contact with the corresponding surface of an opposing denture or tooth.
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den·ture oc·clu·sal sur·face

(denchŭr ŏ-klūzăl sŭrfăs)
[TA] Portion of denture surface that makes contact with corresponding surface of an opposing denture or tooth.
Synonym(s): occlusal surface of tooth (2) [TA] , facies masticatoria, facies occlusalis dentis, grinding surface, masticating surface, masticatory surface.
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