pathogenic occlusion

n.

An occlusal relationship of the teeth capable of producing pathological changes in the supporting tissues.

Nearby words

  1. pseudoparesis,
  2. pseudopelade,
  3. pseudoperipteral,
  4. pseudophone,
  5. pseudoplatelet,
  6. pseudopodium,
  7. pseudopolyp,
  8. pseudopregnancy,
  9. pseudoprostyle,
  10. pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism


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