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Medical Term:

interarch distance


  1. the vertical distance between the maxillary and mandibular arches under conditions of vertical dimensions that must be specified;
  2. the vertical distance between maxillary and mandibular ridges.

Synonym(s): interalveolar space, interridge distance

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