intercuspation


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in·ter·cus·pa·tion

(in'tĕr-kŭs-pā'shŭn),
1. The cusp-to-fossa relationship of the maxillary and mandibular posterior teeth to each other.
2. The interlocking or fitting together of the cusps of opposing teeth. Synonym(s): interdigitation (4)
Synonym(s): intercusping

in·ter·cus·pa·tion

(in'tĕr-kŭs-pā'shŭn)
1. The cusp-to-fossa relation of the maxillary and mandibular posterior teeth to each other.
2. The interlocking or fitting together of the cusps of opposing teeth.
Synonym(s): interdigitation (4) .

in·ter·cus·pa·tion

(in'tĕr-kŭs-pā'shŭn)
1. Cusp-to-fossa relationship of maxillary and mandibular posterior teeth to each other.
2. Interlocking or fitting together of cusps of opposing teeth.
Synonym(s): interdigitation.

intercuspation (in´turkuspā´shən),

n the cusp-to-fossa relationship of the maxillary and mandibular posterior teeth to each other.
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The dentist then scans the opposing arch and then the buccal occlusal surfaces with the patient in maximal intercuspation (Figure 10).