horizontal fracture

Gué·rin frac·ture

a fracture of the facial bones in which there is a horizontal fracture at the base of the maxillae above the apices of the teeth.
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horizontal fracture

LeFort I fracture, see there.
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Alphonse F.M., French surgeon, 1816-1895.
Guérin fold - Synonym(s): Guérin valve
Guérin fracture - a fracture of the facial bones. Synonym(s): horizontal fracture; Le Fort I fracture;
Guérin glands - Synonym(s): glands of the female urethra
Guérin sinus - a cul-de-sac or diverticulum behind the valve of the navicular fossa.
Guérin valve - a fold of mucous membrane sometimes found in the root of the navicular fossa of the urethra. Synonym(s): Guérin fold; valve of navicular fossa
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Three groups of samples from the underlying bedrock at 150, 250 and 350 mm were in the horizontal fracture direction.
Moreover, it is difficult to conclude based on the almost horizontal fracture line of our patient that the bone holes that were created vertically in the intertrochanteric posterior crest for the repair of the posterior soft tissue were the main cause.
Zhou, "Two-phase flow properties of a horizontal fracture: The effect of aperture distribution," Advances in Water Resources, vol.
The location of the main horizontal fracture in our case report, based on conventional periapical radiographs, was in the middle third of the root, while, based on a sagittal CBCT image, it was oblique.
A horizontal fracture line was seen on labial side with its palatal sub gingival oblique extension (Fig.
Based on discussion with Schlumberger Well Services, Austin believes a rate of 125 barrels of initial production per stage of horizontal fracture is reasonable.
On clinical examination, it was found that there was a horizontal fracture line at the cervical margin of the tooth going deep towards the palatal side.
Root healing after horizontal fracture: a case report with a 13-year follow up.
"He just hasn't had the rub of the green in some of his races and last year he suffered a horizontal fracture of his shin bone, so he deserved to win one," said O'Keeffe.
Caption: FIGURE 1: Two-dimensional lattice-grid model for the horizontal fracture.
Immediate postoperative radiographs of the right knee on the same day of surgery (anterior-posterior view (c) and lateral view (d)) show not only a good position of the total knee arthroplasty with a well-aligned knee joint but also a horizontal fracture through the fabella with only minimal dislocation ((d) including magnified view of the fabella).
Intraoral examination showed Ellis class III horizontal fracture of left central and lateral incisor at the level of cervical third (Fig.