physiologic rest position

n.

The habitual postural position of the mandible when at rest in the upright position and the condyles are in a neutral unstrained position in the mandibular fossae.postural position

Nearby words

  1. physiologic excavation,
  2. physiologic hypertrophy,
  3. physiologic jaundice,
  4. physiologic leukocytosis,
  5. physiologic occlusion,
  6. physiologic retraction ring,
  7. physiologic scotoma,
  8. physiologic unit,
  9. physiological,
  10. physiological anatomy


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