Medical Definition of Retentive fulcrum line

1. An imaginary line connecting the retentive points of clasp arms on retaining teeth adjacent to mucosa-borne denture bases, an imaginary line connecting the retentive points of clasp arms, around which line the denture tends to rotate when subjected to forces such as the pull of sticky foods. (05 Mar 2000)



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