supporting area


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sup·port·ing ar·e·a

1. those areas of the maxillary and mandibular edentulous ridges that are considered best suited to carry the forces of mastication when the dentures are in function;
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sup·port·ing a·re·a

(sŭ-pōrting arē-ă)
Portions of the maxillary and mandibular edentulous ridges considered best suited to carry the forces of mastication when the dentures are in function.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

sup·port·ing a·re·a

(sŭ-pōrting arē-ă)
1. Parts of maxillary and mandibular edentulous ridges considered best suited to carry forces of mastication when dentures are in function.
2. Synonym(s): denture foundation area.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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