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English translation: frenulectomy

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Spanish term or phrase:frenillectomia
English translation:frenulectomy
Entered by: Penelope W
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19:22 Feb 23, 2002
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical / odontology
Spanish term or phrase: frenillectomias labiales & linguales
In the study of the Periodontal System, also a technique (braces) used to limit damage. "Labial and lingual braces" (?) I need the correct medical term.
Penelope W
Local time: 00:27
frenulectomy
Explanation:
Severing of the frenulum, the membrane that attaches near the tip of the tongue's underside to relieve ankyloglossia, or tongue-tie .

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Note added at 2002-02-23 19:33:29 (GMT)
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Labial or buccal frenulectomy or frenectomy: http://www.tricare.osd.mil/electronicchangepackage/policy/C-... http://www.bcbsneprovider.com/providerlibrary/Manuals/Facili...
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Colin Brayton
Local time: 02:27
Grading comment
Thanks Colin, an excellent explanation and references
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frenulectomy


Explanation:
Severing of the frenulum, the membrane that attaches near the tip of the tongue's underside to relieve ankyloglossia, or tongue-tie .

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Note added at 2002-02-23 19:33:29 (GMT)
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Labial or buccal frenulectomy or frenectomy: http://www.tricare.osd.mil/electronicchangepackage/policy/C-... http://www.bcbsneprovider.com/providerlibrary/Manuals/Facili...


    Reference: http://www.harcourthealth.com/Mosby/Wong/hcom_wong_w1.html
Colin Brayton
Local time: 02:27
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4
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Thanks Colin, an excellent explanation and references

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