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Medical Term:

nasomandibular fixation

 

Definition: mandibular immobilization, especially for edentulous jaws, with maxillomandibular splints, attached by connecting a circummandibular wire with an intraoral interosseous wire passed through a hole drilled into the anterior nasal spine of the maxillae.

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