locked bite


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

locked bite

an occlusion in which the cusp arrangement restricts lateral excursions.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

lock·ed bite

(lokt bīt)
Occlusion in which lateral mandibular movements (excursions) are restricted by the cusp arrangement of the teeth.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012