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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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