interproximal

adjective

in·​ter·​prox·​i·​mal ˌin-tər-ˈpräk-sə-məl How to pronounce interproximal (audio)
: situated or used in the areas between adjoining teeth
interproximal space

Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of interproximal was in 1897

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“Interproximal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interproximal. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

interproximal

adjective

in·​ter·​prox·​i·​mal ˌint-ər-ˈpräk-sə-məl How to pronounce interproximal (audio)
: situated, occurring, or used in the areas between adjoining teeth
interproximal space
interproximally adverb
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