intermaxillary

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intermaxillary

(ˌɪntəmækˈsɪlərɪ; ˌɪntəˈmæksɪlərɪ)
adj
1. (Anatomy) situated between the maxillae
2. (Anatomy) relating to or belonging to the intermaxilla
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In addition, treatment results might depend on patient cooperation if intermaxillary elastic is used.
Intermaxillary elastics for two weeks were given, which reduced the number of malocclusion (Grade 2) to only one patient at 12 weeks.
In 1977, seeking early treatment of Class III malocclusions, Falconi et al (12) suggested the use of two--maxillary and mandibular--acetate plates with complete occlusal coverage and vestibular hooks joining the plates together by means of Class III intermaxillary elastics.