intercuspation

[ĭn′tər-kŭ-spāshən]

n.

The cusp-to-fossa relationship of the upper and lower posterior teeth to one another.
The interlocking or fitting together of the cusps of opposing teeth.interdigitation

Nearby words

  1. intercrural,
  2. intercrystalline,
  3. intercultural,
  4. intercupola,
  5. intercurrent,
  6. intercut,
  7. interdealer broker,
  8. interdenominational,
  9. interdental,
  10. interdental canal


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