hinge position


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hinge po·si·tion

in dentistry, the orientation of parts in a manner permitting hinge movement between them.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hinge po·si·tion

(hinj pŏ-zishŏn)
In dentistry, orientation of parts in a manner permitting hinge movement between them.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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