face bow

or face·bow


noun Dentistry.

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

Nearby words

  1. facadism,
  2. faccp,
  3. facd,
  4. face,
  5. face angle,
  6. face card,
  7. face cloth,
  8. face down,
  9. face flannel,
  10. face flies

Origin of face bow

First recorded in 1935–40

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