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Medical Term:

Roger Anderson pin fixation appliance

Pronunciation: roj′ĕr an′dĕr-sŏn

Definition: an appliance used in extraoral fixation of mandibular fractures and prognathic corrections in which pins placed in the bone segments are joined by metal connecting rods.

See Also: external pin fixation

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