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English translation: sling/elastic

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Italian term or phrase:fiondina
English translation:sling/elastic
Entered by: Alessandra Renna
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09:38 Sep 14, 2007
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Dentistry / orthodontics
Italian term or phrase: fiondina
Describing the use of an EDM device (apparently an orthodontic brace).

"Riallineando la piegatura a 30° della fiondina, l’ortodontista può facilmente sfilare l’emispessore con movimento mesio-distale per effettuare"
Alexander Chisholm
Local time: 15:35
sling
Explanation:
I think "fiondina" is a diminutive for "fionda"

" FIONDA

Trazione extra – orale, avente come punto di appoggio il mento, impiegata per correggere le III Classi scheletriche."
http://www.ortodonzia.net/home/dizionario/diz/f/FIONDA.htm

"Apparecchi amovibili
L
4815
67-91
Placca ortodontica
L
4816
63-86
Placca di contenzione
L
4817
112-152 Apparecchio bimascellare
L
4818
67-91
Ferula di rialzo
L
4819
53-72
Posizionatore individuale
L
4820
52-70
Placca vestibolare individuale
4821
48-65
Piano inclinato
L
4822
46-62
Fionda mentoniera individuale
M 4823
24-32
Fionda mentoniera prefabbricata
M 4824
35-47
Trazione extraorale
M 4825
37-51
Trazione extraorale (Hickham)
M 4826
38-52
Trazione extraorale (Delaire) "
http://www.zahnaerzte.ch/doc/doc_download.cfm?2E5339D5BCD825...

"A temporalis graft was harvested [Figure - 3] and sutured to the medial pterygoid muscle [Figure - 4] to act as an interposing sling."
http://www.jisppd.com/article.asp?issn=0970-4388;year=2005;v...

this deals with guinea pigs, but it fits to the same context
"The Chin Sling is a revolutionary new way to treat malocclusion caused by TMJ (Temporo Mandibular Joint Syndrome) without invasive dental work. A large proportion of malocclusion cases may be due to TMJ and not to a genetic misalignment of the teeth. After an initial planing, the "Chin Sling" provides support to the jaw, encourages normal wear of the teeth, and helps build muscle"
http://www.guinealynx.com/chinsling.html

"The musculus levator veli palatini sling is dissected and realigned in the midline"
http://www.accessmedicine.com/content.aspx?aID=822369

Other references
http://www.patentstorm.us/patents/6984127-description.html
http://www.quintpub.com/userhome/aoos/aoos_16_2_costa4.pdf
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Alessandra Renna
Local time: 15:35
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sling


Explanation:
I think "fiondina" is a diminutive for "fionda"

" FIONDA

Trazione extra – orale, avente come punto di appoggio il mento, impiegata per correggere le III Classi scheletriche."
http://www.ortodonzia.net/home/dizionario/diz/f/FIONDA.htm

"Apparecchi amovibili
L
4815
67-91
Placca ortodontica
L
4816
63-86
Placca di contenzione
L
4817
112-152 Apparecchio bimascellare
L
4818
67-91
Ferula di rialzo
L
4819
53-72
Posizionatore individuale
L
4820
52-70
Placca vestibolare individuale
4821
48-65
Piano inclinato
L
4822
46-62
Fionda mentoniera individuale
M 4823
24-32
Fionda mentoniera prefabbricata
M 4824
35-47
Trazione extraorale
M 4825
37-51
Trazione extraorale (Hickham)
M 4826
38-52
Trazione extraorale (Delaire) "
http://www.zahnaerzte.ch/doc/doc_download.cfm?2E5339D5BCD825...

"A temporalis graft was harvested [Figure - 3] and sutured to the medial pterygoid muscle [Figure - 4] to act as an interposing sling."
http://www.jisppd.com/article.asp?issn=0970-4388;year=2005;v...

this deals with guinea pigs, but it fits to the same context
"The Chin Sling is a revolutionary new way to treat malocclusion caused by TMJ (Temporo Mandibular Joint Syndrome) without invasive dental work. A large proportion of malocclusion cases may be due to TMJ and not to a genetic misalignment of the teeth. After an initial planing, the "Chin Sling" provides support to the jaw, encourages normal wear of the teeth, and helps build muscle"
http://www.guinealynx.com/chinsling.html

"The musculus levator veli palatini sling is dissected and realigned in the midline"
http://www.accessmedicine.com/content.aspx?aID=822369

Other references
http://www.patentstorm.us/patents/6984127-description.html
http://www.quintpub.com/userhome/aoos/aoos_16_2_costa4.pdf

Alessandra Renna
Local time: 15:35
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Sep 17, 2007 - Changes made by Alessandra Renna:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/33051">Alexander Chisholm's</a> old entry - "fiondina" » "sling/elastic"


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