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set·back

(set'bak),
A surgical operation for treatment of a bilateral cleft of the palate in which the premaxilla is moved posteriorly; the procedure is often accompanied by bone grafting.

setback

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An operation for cleft palate.
 
Medspeak
A reversal in an improving trend, which may occur in a person with a physical disability, a phobic disorder, or with a chronic condition requiring long-term therapy.

setback

ENT An operation for cleft palate Vox populi A reversal in an improving trend, which may occur in a person with a physical disability, a phobic disorder, or with a chronic condition requiring long-term therapy.
See Physical setback.

set·back

(set'bak)
Surgical treatment of bilateral cleft of the palate in which premaxilla is moved posteriorly.
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