A line scribed on an abutment tooth of a dental cast by means of a dental surveyor indicating the height of contour of the tooth according to a specific path of insertion, a line which serves as a guide in the proper location of various parts of a clasp assembly for a removable partial denture.

Synonyms: clasp guideline, Cummer's guideline.

(05 Mar 2000)

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