see Polyethylene Terephtalate
Delayed auditory feedback
demineralized bone graft
Demineralized bone matrix A composite of collagenous and noncollagenous proteins and bone growth factors remaining after the extraction of minerals
demineralized bone powder
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease (source: Axiomed LLC)
Perforation or removal of the cortical bone to induce bleeding and release of bone forming cells from the marrow. This
Premature opening of a primary surgical tissue closure.
Refers to the time of applying force on an implant after initial placement. This term mostly is used in oral
ISO definition: A device designed to be placed surgically within or on the mandibular or maxillary bone to provide restistance
Syn.: connection, abutment connection, connection interface External external hexagon (“hex”) external indentation Internal internal hexagon internal octagon internal cone internal
Dental Threaded root-form implant. It can be parallel-sided or tapered.
Dental Implant designed to rest on the surface of bone, under the periosteum. It is customized, sometimes stabilized with screw(s).
Loss or removal of the surface oxide layer of a metal.
Tissue graft from a cadaver, which has undergone a process of de-epithelialization and de-cellularization leaving an immunologically inert avascular connective
demineralized freeze-dried bone
Demineralized freeze-dried bone allograft Collagen (mainly type I) remaining following the demineralization of freeze-dried bone allograft (FDBA).
Device History Record
Deutsche Industrie Norm German term: Voluntary standard, that unifies tangible and intangible matters. Also: DIN EN, DIN EN ISO, Deutsche
double vision Lacking coordination of the two eyes results in two pictures. Can be after trauma, dislocation of the eyes
Dental An endosseous dental implant consisting of a plate, neck, and abutment inserted laterally into a edentulous alveolar process.
A gradual process of bone healing from the edge of an osteotomy toward an implant. Bone does not grow directly
An appliance that allows gradual incremental movement of bone segments away from each other (distraction osteogenesis).
Syn.: Osteodistraction, callus distraction, callotasis. Formation of new bone between vascular bone surfaces created by an osteotomy and separated by
Refers to: Distraction osteogenesis Biological and biomechanical variables that affect the quality and quantity of bone formed during distraction osteogenesis.
Refers to: Distraction osteogenesis The sequence and duration of events during distraction osteogenesis.
Refers to: Distraction osteogenesis The total amount of distraction performed per day
Refers to: Distraction osteogenesis The number of increments per day into which the rate of distraction osteogenesis is divided.
Refers to: Distraction osteogenesis The final direction and magnitude of traction forces during distraction osteogenesis.
see: Distraction device
Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty DMEK is a partial-thickness cornea transplant procedure that involves selective removal of the patient’s Descemet membrane
Degenerative or Primary Mitral Regurgitation
Area of the body from which a graft is harvested. This can be skin, mucosa, connective tissue, and bone.
demineralized perforated bone matrix
Dorsal Root Ganglion (Therapy)
Distal Radioulnar Joint
Direct Vertebral Rotation
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