Examples from the Web for occlusal
At this stage, the occlusal configuration would be in a U-pattern (m1 in Fig. 5E).
Note especially the variation in complexity of occlusal pattern, width of re-entrant folds, and degree of tubercularity.North American Jumping Mice (Genus Zapus)|Philip H. Krutzsch
In both juveniles and young the P4 and p4 are deciduous and differ in occlusal pattern from the permanent P4 and p4.
The slightest wear of the occlusal surface, however, shows that really there are two valleys instead of one.Speciation in the Brazilian Spiny Rats|Joo Moojen
Occlusal pattern is useful in estimating the relationship of fossil and living species.Speciation and Evolution of the Pygmy Mice, Genus Baiomys|Robert L. Packard
British Dictionary definitions for occlusal
Word Origin and History for occlusal
1640s, from Medieval Latin occlusionem (nominative occlusio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin occludere (see occlude). Dentistry sense is from 1880.