from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Faulty contact between the upper and lower teeth when the jaw is closed.
  • noun An instance of such faulty contact.

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  • noun dentistry A misalignment of the upper and lower sets of teeth

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (dentistry) a condition in which the opposing teeth do not mesh normally


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