mesio-occlusal


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mesio-occlusal

 [me″ze-o-ŏ-kloo´zal]
pertaining to or formed by the mesial and occlusal surfaces of a tooth, or the mesial and occlusal walls of a tooth cavity.

me·si·o-oc·clu·sal

(mē'zē-ō-ō-klū'săl),
Denoting the angle formed by the junction of the mesial and occlusal surfaces of a bicuspid or molar tooth.
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