mesial occlusion


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me·si·al oc·clu·sion

occlusion in which the mandibular teeth articulate with the maxillary teeth in a position anterior to normal; Synonym(s): anterior occlusion (2) , mesio-occlusion

me·si·al oc·clu·sion

(mē'zē-ăl ŏ-klū'zhŭn)
1. Occlusion in which the mandibular teeth articulate with the maxillary teeth in a position anterior to normal.
Synonym(s): mesioocclusion.
2. Synonym(s): mesiocclusion.

me·si·al oc·clu·sion

(mē'zē-ăl ŏ-klū'zhŭn)
Occlusion in which the mandibular articulate with maxillary teeth in a position more anterior than normal.
Synonym(s): anterior occlusion (2) , mesioocclusion.