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face bow

or face·bow

[ boh ]
/ boʊ /
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noun Dentistry.

a device for determining the relationship of the maxillae to the mandibular joint.

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Origin of face bow

First recorded in 1935–40
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Medical definitions for face bow

face-bow
[ fāsbō′ ]

n.

A caliperlike device used in dentistry to record the relationship of the jaws to the temporomandibular joints.
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