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aux·il·ia·ry

(awg-zil'yă-rē), Avoid the mispronunciation og-zil'ă-rē.
1. Functioning in an augmenting capacity; supplementary.
2. Functioning as a subordinate; secondary.

auxiliary

[ôksil′yərē]
Etymology: L, auxilium, aid
an individual or group serving in assistive, supporting, or complementary tasks in a clinical setting.

aux·il·ia·ry

(awg-zil'yă-rē)
1. Functioning in an augmenting capacity; supplementary.
2. Functioning as a subordinate; secondary.

aux·il·ia·ry

(awg-zil'yă-rē) Avoid the mispronunciation og-zil'ă-rē.
1. Functioning in an augmenting capacity; supplementary.
2. Functioning as a subordinate; secondary.

auxiliary,

adj supporting or assisting; supplementary; secondary.
auxiliary personnel,
n.pl a group of dental professionals that work in a dental office or clinic with a dentist includes dental hygienists who are formally trained and may be licensed or certified by state authorities. It also includes dental assistants, laboratory technicians, and other auxiliaries, who may or may not be formally trained, certified, or licensed.
auxiliary wires,
n.pl the orthodontic wires that support or augment the action of the main or primary arch wire in an orthodontic appliance. The Begg technique and the segmental technique make frequent and regular use of auxiliary wires.
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