labial splint

n.

An appliance made to conform to the outer aspect of the dental arch and used in the management of jaw and facial injuries.

Nearby words

  1. lactalbumin,
  2. lactam,
  3. lactarian,
  4. lactary,
  5. lactase,
  6. lactate 2,
  7. lactate dehydrogenase,
  8. lactated ringer's injection,
  9. lactated ringer's solution,
  10. lactation


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