record
1. In medicine, a chronologic written account that includes a patient's initial complaint(s) and medical history, physical findings, results of diagnostic tests and procedures, any therapeutic medicines and/or procedures, and subsequent developments during the course of the illness. 2. In dentistry, a registration of desired jaw relations in a plastic material or on a device to permit these relationships to be transferred to an articulator. [M.E. recorden, fr. O.Fr. recorder, fr. L. recordor, to remember, fr. re-, back, again, + cor, heart]
- anesthesia r. a written or electronic account of drugs administered, procedures undertaken, and physiologic responses during the course of surgical or obstetric anesthesia.
- face-bow r. a registration utilizing a face-bow of the position of the hinge axis and/or the condyles; the face-bow r. is used to orient the maxillary cast to the opening and closing axis of the articulator.
- functional chew-in r. a r. of the natural chewing movements of the mandible made on an occlusion rim by teeth or scribing studs.
- hospital r. the medical r. generated during a period of hospitalization, usually including written accounts of consultants' opinions, physicians' and nurses' observations, treatments, and the results of all tests and/or procedures performed.
- interocclusal r. a r. of the positional relationship of the teeth or jaws to each other, recorded by placing a plastic material that hardens (such as plaster of Paris or wax) between the occlusal surfaces of the rims or teeth; the hardened material serves as the r.; it may be registered in centric or eccentric positions, as centric interocclusal r., a r. of centric jaw relation; eccentric interocclusal r., a r. of jaw position in other than centric relation; lateral interocclusal r., a r. of a lateral eccentric jaw position; and protrusive interocclusal r., a r. of a protruded eccentric jaw position. SYN: checkbite.
- maxillomandibular r. 1. a r. of the relation of the mandible to the maxillae; 2. the act of recording the relation of the mandible to the maxillae. SYN: biscuit bite, maxillomandibular registration.
- medical r. r. (1).
- occluding centric relation r. a registration of centric relation made at the established occlusal vertical dimension.
- preextraction r. SYN: preoperative r..
- preoperative r. in dentistry, any r. made for the purpose of study or treatment planning. SEE ALSO: diagnostic cast. SYN: preextraction r..
- problem-oriented r. (POR) a system of r. keeping in which a list of the patient's problems is made and all history, physical findings, laboratory data, etc. pertinent to each problem are placed under that heading; especially useful for outpatient records of patients with multiple problems who are followed for long periods.
- profile r. a registration or r. of the profile of a patient.
- protrusive r. a registration of a forward position of the mandible with reference to the maxillae.
- terminal jaw relation r. a r. of the relationship of the mandible to the maxillae made at the vertical relation of occlusion and at the centric position.
- three-dimensional r. a maxillomandibular r. made at the occluding relation.

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rec·ord (rekґord) a permanent or long-lasting account of something (as on film, in writing, etc). See also under registration.

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