height of contour


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height

 [hīt]
the vertical measurement of something.
height of contour the measurement of a tooth from the lingual to the vestibular surface at its greatest bulge.

height of con·tour

the line encircling a tooth or other structure at its greatest bulge or diameter. It relates to a selected path of insertion of a dental appliance or device.

height of contour

the greatest convexity of a tooth surface, viewed from a predetermined position.

height of con·tour

(hīt kon'tūr)
Greatest elevation on the crown of a tooth on the buccal and lingual surfaces (i.e., bulge).

height of con·tour

(hīt kon'tūr)
Line encircling tooth or other structure at its greatest bulge or diameter, within a given or specified plane; relates to selected path of insertion of dental appliance or device.