Medical Definition of Retention area

1. An area of a tooth provided during its preparation for restoration that will aid in holding the restoration in place. See: retention groove, retention point. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retention Area

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retemper
retempered
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retempers
retems
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retendering
retene
retenes
retent
retentate
retentates
retention
retention area (current term)
retention arm
retention cyst
retention form
retention groove
retention jaundice
retention line
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retention polyp
retention suture
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retentive circumferential clasp arm

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