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dis·tal end

the posterior extremity of a dental appliance.
Synonym(s): heel (3)

dis·tal end

(dis'tăl end)
The posterior extremity of a dental appliance.
Synonym(s): heel (2) .

dis·tal end

(dis'tăl end)
Posterior extremity of a dental instrument or appliance.
Synonym(s): heel (3) .
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Once the osteotomy is obtained, the distal end of the heel bone needs to be pressed 1 cm medially and then displaced downward, being careful not to put it in varus.
Open reduction and internal fixation of displaced, comminuted intra-articular fractures of the distal end of the radius.
4) This study was done to evaluate the functional outcome of double plate fixation with right angle to each other for intra-articular fracture of distal end humerus were evaluated and those who fulfil the inclusion criteria were included in our study.
After intraoperative morphometry measurements, specimens constituting the proximal and distal ends were preserved in 5% formaldehyde solution and sent for histopathology study.
The periosteal sleeve around the distal end of the clavicle was disrupted; however, the attachment of the coracoclavicular ligament into the inferior part of the periosteal sleeve surrounding the clavicle was still intact.
Comminuted fractures of the distal end of the radius treated by ulnar pinning.
The light output at the distal end of an endoscope truly matches the same performance as when using a typical 300-W xenon lamp, which are the most commonly used type for this application.
As mineralization takes place, a cuff of new bone may be formed around the distal end of long bones.
The last is a circular ligament that essentially surrounds the head of the radius (which is round) and maintains its contact with the radial notch of the distal end of the ulna.
Therefore, if intravenous (IV) therapy fluid is passed through a fluid warming device at a faster flow rate, it will deliver fluids at the distal end of a giving set at a higher temperature in vitro than if fluid is passed at a slower rate.

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