neutroclusion

A malocclusion in which there is a normal anteroposterior relationship between the maxilla and mandible; in Angle classification, a Class I malocclusion. SYN: neutral occlusion (2). [neutro- + occlusion]

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neu·tro·clu·sion .n(y)ü-trə-'klü-zhən n the condition in which the anteroposterior occlusal relations of the teeth are normal

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neu·tro·clu·sion (noo″trŏ-klooґzhən) [neutro- + L. cludere to close] malocclusion characterized by irregularities of individual teeth, but with normal mesiodistal or normal anteroposterior relation of the mandibular to the maxillary dental arch. Generally regarded as identical with class I in the Angle classification of malocclusion.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • neutroclusion — neu·tro·clu·sion …   English syllables

  • neutroclusion — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|klüzhən noun ( s) Etymology: neutro + occlusion : the condition in which the anteroposterior occlusal relations of the teeth are normal …   Useful english dictionary

  • clasificación de la maloclusión — Sistema desarrollado por E. H. Angle para definir la malposición y el contacto de los dientes de los maxilares superior e inferior. El sistema se divide en: clase I (neutroclusión), relación anteroposterior de los maxilares normal …   Diccionario médico

  • occlusion — 1. The act of closing or the state of being closed. 2. In chemistry, the absorption of a gas by a metal or the inclusion of one substance within another (as in a gelatinous precipitate). 3. Any contact between the incising or masticating surfaces …   Medical dictionary

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