stationary anchorage


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sta·tion·ar·y an·chor·age

anchorage in which the resistance to the movement of one or more teeth comes from the resistance to bodily movement of the anchorage unit; a questionable concept given that the selected teeth remain only relatively stable.

sta·tion·ar·y an·chor·age

(stāshŭn-ar-ē angkŏr-ăj)
Anchorage in which resistance to movement of one or more teeth comes from resistance to bodily movement of anchorage unit; a questionable concept given that the selected teeth remain only relatively stable.