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In dentistry, the laboratory procedure of attaching the maxillary and/or mandibular cast to an articulator.
the preparation of specimens and slides for study.
Device (usually in metal or plastic) which holds the ophthalmic lenses before the eyes in rimless spectacles or in spectacles with rims, but which do not surround the lenses, the latter being held by holes, slots or grooves in their periphery. Syn. mounting.
In dentistry, laboratory procedure of attaching maxillary and/or mandibular cast to an articulator.
n the laboratory procedure of attaching the maxillary or mandibular cast to an articulator or similar instrument.
n a jig used in mounting the maxillary cast on the top articulator frame. The mounting board enables the dental professional to determine the patient's axis so that the maxillary cast can be positioned accurately.
mounting, split cast,
n a cast with the margins of its base or capital beveled or grooved to permit accurate remounting on an articulator. Split remounting metal plates may be used instead of beveling or grooving in the casts.
the placement of the forequarters over the hindquarters of another animal, as occurs in mating. Seen particularly in pet dogs that mount other dogs, male or female, humans or sometimes objects. Usually considered unacceptable behavior by owners.
commonly seen in puppies, but occasionally continues into adulthood. Commonly a displacement activity, in response to conflict or excitement.