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maxillary dental arcade

 

Definition: the teeth supported by the alveolar process of the two maxillae, whether the 10 deciduous teeth or the 16 permanent teeth.

Synonym(s): arcus dentalis maxillarisTA, arcus dentalis superior, upper dental arcade, maxillary dentition, superior dental arch

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