indirect retainer


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in·di·rect re·tain·er

a part of a removable partial denture that assists the direct retainers in preventing occlusal displacement of the distal extension bases by functioning through lever action on the opposite side of the fulcrum line.
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in·di·rect re·tain·er

(in-di-rekt rĕ-tānĕr)
Part of a removable partial denture that assists the direct retainers in preventing occlusal displacement of distal extension bases by functioning through lever action on the opposite side of the fulcrum line.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012