median relation


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cen·tric jaw re·la·tion

, centric relation
1. the most retruded physiologic relation of the mandible to the maxillae to and from which the individual can make lateral movements; it is a condition that can exist at various degrees of jaw separation, and it occurs around the terminal hinge axis;
See also: eccentric relation.
2. the most posterior relation of the mandible to the maxillae at the established vertical relation
See also: eccentric relation.
median retruded relation
centric jaw relation,
, median relation (mēdē-ăn rĕ-trūdĕd rĕ-lāshŭn)
Synonym(s): centric jaw relation.