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Axis

In Cartesian charting, a line that bisects a chart. The x-axis cuts a chart horizontally, while the y-axis cuts it vertically.
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In the second stage hinging movement for further opening of mouth up to 40-60 mm results in an anteroinferior translation of the condyles down to the articular eminence around a second hinge axis passing somewhere through the rami with the postero-superior gonial displacement.
The right hinge axis velocity is equal to that of the left one, but the direction is opposite.
The kinematic facebow records the true center of the axis along which the condyles rotate during the hinge movement of the mandible.3,7 The arbitrary face-bow relates the approximate condylar axis to the maxilla.3,6 Use of arbitrary hinge axis is considered sufficiently accurate to create a functional occlusion and prevent occlusal errors particularly when cusped teeth are used in removable complete dentures (RCD).8-11