The shortest distance between the tip of a cusp of a tooth and its base plane.
The shortest distance between the deepest part of the central fossa of a posterior tooth and a line connecting the points of the cusps of the tooth.
What’s The Difference Between “Imminent,” “Immanent,” And “Eminent”?When something is imminent, that means it’s "impending." Immanent isn’t a typo, it means "inherent." And, eminent means "distinguished." Now that that is cleared up ... how do you use each of these in a sentence?
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