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external fixation

n.

The fixation of a fractured bone by a splint or plastic dressing.

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external conjugate, external degree, external ear, external elastic lamina, external fistula, external fixation, external galaxy, external genitalia, external hemorrhoid, external hemorrhoids, external iliac artery
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