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Gothic arch tracing

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Gothic arch tracing --> needle point tracing

a tracing of mandibular movements made by means of a device attached to the opposing arches; its shape resembles that of an arrowhead or a gothic arch, and when the instruments marking point is at the apex of the arch, the jaws are considered to be in centric relation.

Synonym: arrow point tracing, gothic arch tracing, gothic arch, stylus tracing.