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nail·ing

(nāl'ing),
Act of inserting or driving a nail into the ends of a fractured bone.

nailing

Fixing fragments of bone by use of a nail.

nailing

Internal fixation of an ununited fracture of bone by means of a metal rod, often in the marrow cavity (intramedullary nailing).
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