Medical Definition of Parallel attachment

1. A frictional or mechanically retained unit used in fixed or removable prosthodontics, consisting of closely fitting male and female parts, an attachment that may be rigid in function or may incorporate a movable stress control unit to reduce the torque on the abutment. Synonym: frictional attachment, internal attachment, key attachment, keyway attachment, parallel attachment, slotted attachment. (05 Mar 2000)

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