fixed bridge with rigid and nonrigid connectorsTranslation
- fixed bridge with rigid and nonrigid connectors
- a fixed partial denture consisting of a major retainer attached to a pontic and supplied with a dovetail, and a minor retainer supplied with a slot into which the dovetail of the pontic fits; it provides some stress-breaking by allowing some movement. Called also fixed-movable b.
Medical dictionary. 2011.