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the side-to-side, protrusive, and intermediate movement of the mandible occurring when the teeth or other occluding surfaces are in contact.
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The movement of the mandible in any direction as the teeth come into contact.
See also: glide
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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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