interocclusal

Between the occlusal surfaces of opposing teeth.

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in·ter·oc·clu·sal -ə-'klü-səl, -ä-'klü-, -zəl adj situated or occurring between the occlusal surfaces of opposing teeth <\interocclusal clearance>

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in·ter·oc·clu·sal (in″tər-o-klooґzəl) situated between the occlusal surfaces of opposing teeth of the mandibular and maxillary arches. See also interdental and interproximal.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • interocclusal record lateral — a record of a lateral eccentric jaw position …   Medical dictionary

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  • interocclusal space — see under distance …   Medical dictionary

  • bite registration — interocclusal registration a record of the positional relation of the teeth or jaws to each other, made on occlusal surfaces of occlusion rims or teeth in a plastic material which hardens, such as plaster of Paris or wax …   Medical dictionary

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