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
These are 2 examples. For more, have a look in the Glossary!