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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The skeletal malocclusion Class I also known as neutrocllusion occurs when the maxilla and mandible are in harmony with each other, Class II which is also known as distoocclusion occurs when the mandible is distally positioned in relation to maxilla and is further divided into two sub divisions and Class III which is also known as mesioocclusion occurs when mandible is mesially positioned in relation to maxilla.