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estrarre 3.8

English translation: pull out 3.8 miniplate

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Italian term or phrase:estrarre 3.8
English translation:pull out 3.8 miniplate
Entered by: Elizabeth Cross
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14:28 Dec 7, 2004
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Medical - Medical (general)
Italian term or phrase: estrarre 3.8
from an article regarding emphesima associated with mandibular fracture.
Maria Burnett
United States
Local time: 14:21
pull out 3.8 miniplate??
Explanation:
In mandibular fractures, miniplates of different sizes are screwed in to hold bones or tissue - maybe the 3.8 refers to the size of the miniplate

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Note added at 5 hrs 12 mins (2004-12-07 19:40:26 GMT)
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www.emedicine.com/ent/topic415.htm
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Elizabeth Cross
Nicaragua
Local time: 12:21
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pull out 3.8 miniplate??


Explanation:
In mandibular fractures, miniplates of different sizes are screwed in to hold bones or tissue - maybe the 3.8 refers to the size of the miniplate

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Note added at 5 hrs 12 mins (2004-12-07 19:40:26 GMT)
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www.emedicine.com/ent/topic415.htm

Elizabeth Cross
Nicaragua
Local time: 12:21
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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