1. Quiet; repose. [A.S. raest] 2. To repose; to cease from work. [A.S. raestan] 3. A group of cells or a portion of fetal tissue that has become displaced and lies embedded in tissue of another character. [L. restare, to remain] 4. In dentistry, an extension from a prosthesis that affords vertical support for a restoration.
adrenal r. accessory adrenal
bed r. maintenance of the recumbent position, in bed, to minimize activity and help recovery from disease; formerly used extensively in treatment of tuberculosis, myocardial infarction, and other diseases.
cingulum r. the rigid part of a removable partial denture supported by a prepared r. area on the cingulum of an anterior tooth or crown.
incisal r. the portion of a removable partial denture supported by an incisal edge.
lingual r. a metallic extension onto the lingual surface of a tooth to provide support or indirect retention for a removable partial denture.
Malassez' epithelial r.'s epithelial remains of Hertwig's root sheath in the periodontal ligament.
Marchand's r. Marchand's adrenals, under adrenal
mesonephric r. wolffian r
occlusal r. a rigid extension of a removable partial denture onto the occlusal surface of a posterior tooth for support of the prosthesis.
precision r. a r. consisting of closely interlocking parts.
r.'s of Serres remnants of dental lamina epithelium entrapped within the gingiva.
Walthard's cell r. a nest of epithelial cells occurring in the peritoneum of the uterine tubes or ovary; when neoplastic, possibly comprising one of the components of the Brenner tumor.
wolffian r. remnants of the wolffian duct in the female genital tract that give rise to cysts; e.g., Gartner's cyst.mesonephric r;
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