postural resting position

phys·i·o·log·ic rest po·si·tion

the usual position of the mandible when the patient is resting comfortably in the upright position and the condyles are in a neutral unstrained position in the glenoid fossae.
See also: rest relation.
postural position
rest position,
, postural resting position (pos'chŭr-ăl pŏ-zish'ŏn, rest'ing)
Synonym(s): rest position.