1. The act of guiding. 2. A guide.
- condylar g. the mechanical device on an articulator which is intended to produce g. in articulator movement, similar to those produced by the paths of the condyles in the temporomandibular joints. SEE ALSO: condylar g. inclination. SYN: condylar guide.
- incisal g. the influence on mandibular movements caused by the contacting surfaces of the mandibular and maxillary anterior teeth during eccentric excursions. SYN: incisal path.

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guid·ance (giґdəns) a 1. guide. 2. an act of guiding.

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