kinematic face-bow

ad·just·a·ble ax·is face-bow

a face-bow the caliper ends of which can be adjusted to permit location of the axis of rotation of the mandible.
Synonym(s): kinematic face-bow

kinematic face-bow

[kin′əmat′ik]
an adjustable caliper-like device used for precisely locating the axis of rotation of a mandible through the sagittal plane. Also called adjustable axis face-bow, hinge-bow.

ad·just·a·ble ax·is face-bow

(ă-jŭstă-bĕl aksis fāsbō)
Face-bow with caliper ends that can be adjusted to permit location of the axis of rotation of the mandible.
Synonym(s): kinematic face-bow.