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wir·ing

(wīr'ing),
Reattaching the ends of a broken bone with wire sutures.

wir·ing

(wīr'ing)
Fastening together the ends of a broken bone by wire sutures.

wir·ing

(wīr'ing)
Fastening together the ends of a broken bone by wire sutures.

wiring,

n an arrangement of a wire or wires.
wiring, circumferential,
n the placement of a wire around a bone contiguous to the oral cavity, with the ends exiting in the oral cavity to maintain mandibular and maxillofacial surgical appliances. Also known as
circumferential mandibular wiring and
circumzygomatic wiring.
wiring, continuous loop,
n a technique of wiring the teeth for the reduction and fixation of fractures. Also called
multiple loop wire.
wiring, craniofacial suspension,
n a method of wiring using areas of bones not contiguous with the oral cavity for the support of fractured jaw segments (e.g., piriform aperture, zygomatic arch, zygomatic process of the frontal bone).
wiring, Ivy loop,
n.pr a method using a wire around two adjacent teeth, providing a loop useful for fixation of a fracture.
wiring, multiple loop,
n See wiring, continuous loop.
wiring, perialveolar
n a method of wiring a splint to the maxilla by passing a wire through the bone from the buccal plate to the palate.
wiring, piriform aperture
n a method of wiring using that area of the nasal bones to stabilize fractures of the jaws.

wiring

electrical installation within a building. Faults in the installation or subsequently due to age or wear may cause injury. See electrocution, free electricity.

wiring memory
used in orthodontics, the wires return to their original shape after any distortion.
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By using EMbassy, engineers can design and troubleshoot their wiring systems in a fraction of the time it currently takes them.
EMbassy is the first CAD-vendor independent 3D wiring design solution and can be used with data from any 3D CAD package that outputs a VRML file, including SolidWorks, Solid Edge, Mechanical Desktop, Pro/Engineer, SDRC/Ideas, and others.
EMbassy's innovative method of creating intelligent wiring bundles enables the user to actually design the 3D wiring, rather than reverse engineer it using a hardware prototype.