maxillomandibular traction


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Related to maxillomandibular traction: Intermaxillary Fixation

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.
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maxillomandibular traction

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