extraoral


extraoral
Outside of the oral cavity; external to the oral cavity. In its usual use it also includes anything external to the lips and cheeks.

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ex·tra·oral -'ȯr-əl, -'ōr-əl, -'är-əl adj situated or occurring outside the mouth <an \extraoral abscess> <an \extraoral dental appliance>

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • extraoral — adj. [L. extra, outside; os, mouth] Away from or beyond the mouth …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • extraoral — adj. (Dentistry) outside of the mouth …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • extraoral tracing — a tracing of mandibular movements made outside the oral cavity …   Medical dictionary

  • extraoral photograph — n. (Dentistry) photographs of the face …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anclaje extraoral — Anclaje ortodóncico que se sitúa fuera de la boca, que normalmente une las fijaciones dentales a un filamento, y que se fija mediante una goma elástica a una cubierta o estribo cervical y a otro dispositivo extraoral. Diccionario Mosby Medicina,… …   Diccionario médico

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  • dispositivo ortodóncico extraoral — Dispositivo fijado a una parte de la cara, cuello, espalda o cabeza, que ejerce tracción sobre los dientes o mandíbulas, para cambiar las posiciones relativas de los dientes. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud,… …   Diccionario médico


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