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Medical Term:

intercuspation

Pronunciation: in'ter-kus-pa'shun

Definition:

  1. The cusp-to-fossa relationship of the maxillary and mandibular posterior teeth to each other.
  2. The interlocking or fitting together of the cusps of opposing teeth.

Synonym(s): interdigitation4

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