mandibular glide


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man·dib·u·lar glide

the side-to-side, protrusive, and intermediate movement of the mandible occurring when the teeth or other occluding surfaces are in contact.

mandibular glide

The movement of the mandible in any direction as the teeth come into contact.
See also: glide

man·dib·u·lar glide

(man-dibyū-lăr glīd)
Side-to-side, protrusive, and intermediate movement of mandible occurring when teeth or other occluding surfaces are in contact.
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