Medical Dictionary

bridge

noun \ˈbrij\

Medical Definition of BRIDGE

1
a :  the upper bony part of the nose b :  the curved part of a pair of glasses that rests upon this part of the nose
2
a :  pons b :  a strand of protoplasm extending between two cells c :  a partial denture held in place by anchorage to adjacent teeth d :  a connection (as an atom or group of atoms) that joins two different parts of a molecule (as opposite sides of a ring) e :  an area of physical continuity between two chromatids persisting during the later phases of mitosis and constituting a possible source of somatic genetic change

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