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Medical Term:

extraoral fracture appliance

 

Definition: a device used for extraoral reduction and fixation of maxillary or mandibular fractures, in which pins, clamps, or screws interjoined with metal or acrylic connectors are used to align the fractured segments.

See Also: external pin fixation

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