simple anchorage


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sim·ple an·chor·age

anchorage in which the resistance to the movement of one or more teeth comes solely from resistance to tipping movement of the anchorage unit.

sim·ple an·chor·age

(simpĕl angkŏr-ăj)
Anchorage in which resistance to movement of one or more teeth comes solely from resistance to tipping movement of anchorage unit.