supraversion

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supraversion su·pra·ver·sion (sōō'prə-vûr'zhən)
n.

  1. The act or an instance of turning upward.

  2. The condition in which a tooth is out of the line of occlusion in an occlusal direction, resulting in a deep overbite.

  3. The act or process of moving the eyes upwards. Also called sursumversion.

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