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occlusal

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adjective oc·clu·sal \ə-ˈklü-səl, ä-, -zəl\

Definition of occlusal

  1. :  of or relating to the grinding or biting surface of a tooth or to occlusion of the teeth



1897

First Known Use of occlusal

1897


Medical Dictionary

occlusal

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adjective oc·clu·sal \ə-ˈklü-səl, ä-, -zəl\

Medical Definition of occlusal

  1. :  of, relating to, or being the grinding or biting surface of a tooth; also :  of or relating to occlusion of the teeth <occlusal abnormalities>

occlusally \-ē\play adverb



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