sliding oblique osteotomy

slid·ing ob·lique os·te·ot·o·my

an oral surgical procedure in which the mandibular ramus is cut vertically from the sigmoid notch to the angle to facilitate posterior repositioning of the mandible in correction of mandibular prognathism; it may be performed extraorally or intraorally, and is similar to vertical osteotomy.
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slid·ing ob·lique os·te·o·to·my

(slīding ō-blēk ostē-otŏ-mē)
Oral surgical procedure in which mandibular ramus is cut vertically from sigmoid notch to angle to facilitate posterior repositioning of mandible in correction of mandibular prognathism; may be performed extraorally or intraorally and is similar to vertical osteotomy.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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