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Medical Term:

occlusal

Pronunciation: o-klu'zal

Definition

  1. Pertaining to occlusion or closure.
  2. In dentistry, pertaining to the contacting surfaces of opposing occlusal units (teeth or occlusion rims) or the masticating surfaces of the posterior teeth.
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