neutralization plate

neu·tral·i·za·tion plate

a metal plate used for the internal fixation of a bone fracture to neutralize the forces producing displacement.

neutralization plate

Orthopedics A plate designed to protect fracture surfaces from normal bending, rotation and axial loading force, often used with lag screws. See Plate.

neu·tral·i·za·tion plate

(nū'trăl-ī-zā'shŭn plāt)
A metal plate used for the internal fixation of a long bone fracture to neutralize the forces producing displacement.
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5 system DCP with cortical screws either as compression or as neutralization plate for the diaphyseal fractures of humerus.
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