"C" sliding osteotomy

"C" slid·ing os·te·ot·o·my

an extraoral osteotomy in the shape of a "C" performed bilaterally in the mandibular rami for the correction of retrognathia or apertognathia.

"C" slid·ing os·te·ot·o·my

(slīding ostē-otŏ-mē)
Extraoral osteotomy in the shape of a "C" performed bilaterally in the mandibular rami to correct retrognathia or apertognathia.