fixed bridge with rigid and nonrigid connectors

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.

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