Bone Screw

A cylindrical rod incised with one or more helical or advancing spiral threads with smooth surfaces free from nicks, dents, burrs, and scratches suitable for use in orthopedic surgery and fabricated from implant-quality corrosion resisting material which is inert and biocompatible with human bones, tissues and internal chemistry.

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