protrusion

protrusion (pro-tru´zhun)

1. The state of being thrust forward or projected. 2. In dentistry, a position of the mandible forward from centric relation. [L. protrusio]
bimaxillary p. the excessive forward projection of both the maxilla and the mandible in relation to the cranial base.double p;
bimaxillary dentoalveolar p. the positioning of the entire dentition forward with respect to the facial profile.
double p. bimaxillary p

 

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