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brac·es

(brās'ez),
Colloquialism for orthodontic appliances.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

brac·es

(brās'ĕz)
Colloquialism for orthodontic appliances.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Braces

An orthodontic appliance consisting or brackets cemented to the surface of each tooth and wires of stainless steel or nickel titanium alloy. Braces are used to treat malocclusion by changing the position of the teeth.
Mentioned in: Malocclusion
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brac·es

(brās'ĕz)
Colloquialism for orthodontic appliances.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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By using standard Mathematica format with curly braces and commas, rows, columns and arrays may be filled in Excel.
* Curly braces mean that the user must select one and only one of the items within the braces.