neutralization plate

n.

A metal plate used for the internal fixation of a long bone fracture to neutralize the forces producing displacement.

Nearby words

  1. neutral zone,
  2. neutralism,
  3. neutralist,
  4. neutrality,
  5. neutralization,
  6. neutralization test,
  7. neutralize,
  8. neutralizing antibody,
  9. neutrally,
  10. neutretto


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