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Definition: 'Sagittal Split Mandibular Osteotomy'

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sagittal split mandibular osteotomy

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. an intraoral surgical procedure for correction of retrognathism, apertognathia, and prognathism; the mandibular rami and posterior body are sectioned in the sagittal plane.



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