[ ĭnfrə-bŭlj′ ]


The portion of the crown of a tooth gingival to the height of contour.
The area of a tooth where the retentive portion of a clasp of a removable partial denture is placed.

Nearby words

  1. infra,
  2. infra dig,
  3. infra dig.,
  4. infra-,
  5. infra-red,
  6. infraclass,
  7. infraclavicular fossa,
  8. infraclusion,
  9. infracostal,
  10. infract

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