occlusal embrasure


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oc·clu·sal em·bra·sure

a space existing on the occlusal aspect of the interproximal contact areas between adjacent posterior teeth.
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occlusal embrasure

The embrasure marked by the marginal ridge on the distal side of one tooth and that on the mesial side of the adjacent tooth, and the contact points.
See also: embrasure
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oc·clu·sal em·bra·sure

(ŏ-klūzăl em-brāshŭr)
Space existing on occlusal aspect of interproximal contact areas between adjacent posterior teeth.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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