protraction

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pro·trac·tion

 (prō-trăk′shən, prə-)
n.
1.
a. The act of protracting.
b. The state of being protracted.
2. Linguistics The irregular lengthening of a normally short syllable.

protraction

(prəˈtrækʃən)
n
1. the act or process of protracting
2. the state or condition of being protracted
3. a prolongation or protrusion
4. an extension of something in time or space
5. something that is extended in time or space
6. (Poetry) the irregular lengthening of a syllable that is usually short

pro•trac•tion

(proʊˈtræk ʃən, prə-)

n.
1. the act of protracting; prolongation; extension.
2. protrusion.
3. something protracted.
4. a drawing or rendering to scale.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.protraction - the consequence of being lengthened in duration
length, duration - continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required"
fermata - (music) a prolongation of unspecified length on a note or chord or rest
2.protraction - the act of prolonging something; "there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks"
continuance, continuation - the act of continuing an activity without interruption

protraction

noun
The act of making something longer or the condition of being made longer:
Translations

protraction

[prəˈtrækʃən] Nprolongación f

protraction

n that can only lead to the protraction of the discussion/illnessdas kann nur dazu führen, dass sich die Diskussion/Krankheit hinzieht

pro·trac·tion

n. protracción, tracción hacia afuera, como en la mandíbula.
References in periodicals archive ?
According to previous studies, corticotomy-assisted maxillary protraction can also be efficient to stimulate maxillary forward movement in younger individuals (11, 12).
Efficacy of maxillary protraction correction in angle class III patients.
Maxillary protraction is an important means of orthodontic treatment of skeletal class III malocclusion in mixed dentition, suitable for maxillary hypoplasia, maxillary retrusion of the patients, can promote the growth and development of the maxilla, this method has also been proved to have obvious growth and improvement effect for providing a more favorable environment for the normal development of the maxilla and mandible (Cordasco et al, 2014; Ngan & Moon, 2015; Scherer et al, 2015).The timing of the treatment is about 8 years old, or after the eruption of the maxillary central incisor and the lateral incisor.
In 1970, popularized the concept of correcting maxillary protraction with face mask.
Reverse pull headgear therapy is the gold standard for correcting maxillary deficiency and achieving maxillary protraction, but its effectiveness depends on the amount of time and regularity that patients wear reverse pull headgear [2, 3].
mentioned that it is very important to observe the ratio between soft palate and pharyngeal space to preserve correct speech and prevent sleep apnea in later life.8 They focused on the treatment of skeletal Class III subjects involving maxillary protraction which was stated to disturb the afore-mentioned balance causing speech difficulty after therapy.
The effects of maxillary protraction therapy with or without rapid palatal expansion: A prospective, randomized clinical trial.
Soft tissue profile changes following maxillary protraction in class III subjects.
Biomechanical effects of maxillary protraction on the craniofacial complex.
Skeletal Changes of Maxillary Protraction in Patients Exhibiting Skeletal Class III Malocclusion: A Comparison of Three Skeletal Maturation Groups.
Therapy alternatives for this type of malocclusion include mainly: chin cup treatment, (5, 6) maxillary protraction face mask, (7, 8) and bimaxillary orthopedic apparatus.
Cephalometric A point changes during and after maxillary protraction and expansion.