internal fixation

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in·ter·nal fix·a·tion

stabilization of fractured bony parts by direct fixation to one another with surgical wires, screws, pins, rods, or plates.
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internal fixation

Intraosseous fixation Orthopedics Open reduction and stabilization of fractured bone fragments by direct binding to each other with IF devices–eg, screws, plates, wires, pins, intramedullary rods, nails, spinal fixation devices. Cf External fixation.
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in·ter·nal fix·a·tion

(in-tĕr'năl fik-sā'shŭn)
Stabilization of fractured bony parts by direct fixation to one another with surgical wires, screws, pins, rods, plates, or methylmethacrylate.
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in·ter·nal fix·a·tion

(in-tĕr'năl fik-sā'shŭn)
Stabilization of fractured bony parts by direct fixation to one another with surgical wires, screws, pins, rods, or plates.
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