Stuck on a problem? Get great tutoring at an affordable price with Chegg. Click here to join and get your 1st 30 minutes Free!

Tissue-bearing area

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

tissue-bearing area --> denture foundation area

That portion of the basal seat which supports the complete or partial denture base under occlusal load.

Synonym: basal seat, denture-bearing area, denture-supporting area, stress-bearing area, supporting area, tissue-bearing area.