Lateral

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Lateral

A transfer to another department or division without a promotion or increase in responsibility. A lateral may not come with a raise or bonus, and the term implies that it may not be desirable.
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Examination findings revealed mandibular range of motion with maximum opening of 54 mm, protrusive excursion of 05 mm, left lateral excursion of 14 mm and right lateral excursion of 12 mm.
The excess acrylic resin serves as setting indica- tor by which when the dough staged is reached the splint is carefully moved and vertically withdrawn and replaced several times to ensure smooth removal and insertion therefore to prevent splint locking and unwanted horizontal movement during lateral excursions.
Manipulate the mandibular member of the articu- lator into left lateral excursion so that the left man- dibular canine is edge to edge with left maxillary canine.

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