face bow

or face·bow

[boh]

Origin of face bow

First recorded in 1935–40
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face-bow in Medicine

face-bow

[fāsbō′]
n.
  1. A caliperlike device used in dentistry to record the relationship of the jaws to the temporomandibular joints.
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