occlusal

adjective
oc·​clu·​sal | \ ə-ˈklü-səl How to pronounce occlusal (audio) , ä-, -zəl \

Definition of occlusal

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

First Known Use of occlusal

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Occlusal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/occlusal. Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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occlusal

adjective
oc·​clu·​sal | \ ə-ˈklü-səl, ä-, -zəl How to pronounce occlusal (audio) \

Medical Definition of occlusal

: of, relating to, or being the grinding or biting surface of a tooth also : of or relating to occlusion of the teeth occlusal abnormalities

Other Words from occlusal

occlusally \ -​ē How to pronounce occlusally (audio) \ adverb

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