retrusion

noun

re·​tru·​sion ri-ˈtrü-zhən How to pronounce retrusion (audio)
: backward displacement
specifically : a condition in which a tooth or the jaw is posterior to its proper occlusal position

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“Retrusion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/retrusion. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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