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denture occlusal surface

 

Definition: that portion of the surface of a denture that makes contact or near contact with the corresponding surface of an opposing denture or tooth.

Synonym(s): facies occlusalis dentisTA, occlusal surface of tooth2TA, facies masticatoria, grinding surface, masticating surface, masticatory surface

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