maxillomandibular traction

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max·il·lo·man·dib·u·lar trac·tion

a pulling force developed by using elastic or wire ligatures and interdental wiring or splints, or both.

maxillomandibular traction

Traction applied to the maxilla and mandible by means of elastic or wire ligatures and interdental wiring or splints.
See also: traction

max·il·lo·man·dib·u·lar trac·tion

(mak-silō-man-dibyū-lăr trakshŭn)
Pulling force developed by using elastic or wire ligatures and interdental wiring or splints, or both.
Synonym(s): intermaxillary traction.
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