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pyramidal fracture

pyramidal fracture in Medicine

pyramidal fracture n.
A fracture of the midfacial bones, especially the upper jawbone, in which the principal fracture lines meet at a point above the nasal bones, forming a triangular section that is detached from the skull. Also called LeFort II fracture.

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