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Synonyms for protraction

the act of making something longer or the condition of being made longer

Synonyms for protraction

the consequence of being lengthened in duration

the act of prolonging something

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Recently, a rather an innovative technique involving alternate rapid maxillary expansions and constrictions (Alt-RAMEC) for 5 to 7weeks followed by protraction via facemask for 4-6 months is considered successful in patients beyond puberty with mild to moderate maxillary deficiency.
Liu c et al analyzed the maxillary growth based on the labiolingual appliance during the maxillary protraction treatment cycle.
Effects of maxillary protraction combined with chin-cap therapy in unilateral cleft lip and palate patients.
During the active phase of normal labor, the cervix may dilate as slowly as 0,5 cm/hr It is important for obstetricians to know when labor is progressing too slowly, so that they can optimally manage protraction and arrest disorders of the first stage, thereby improving maternal and newborn outcomes.
The first is that as protraction and costs increased without demonstrable success or clear aims, the value of the object declined.
In this study the dependent variables were humeral and scapular positions of thoracohumeral, glenohumeral angles and protraction, tilt and lateral rotation.
This quantitative protraction (in which torrents from the piano seemed to some like a sound accompaniment for Tarkovsky's depiction of rain) provoked a series of conversations about duration and destruction, and curiosity about the motors that drive the will to capture form.
They fear that the protraction of the Syrian crisis may exhaust them financially, given that Jordan is a country without sufficient resources.
Orthopedic protraction with skeletal anchorage in a patient with maxillary hypoplasia and hypodontia.
The most commonly used motions, scapular and biscapular protraction, typically generate <10 cm of excursion.
As Russia is strongly interested in the realization of Burgas-Alexandroupolis, the new protraction of the project on the Bulgarian side might give Bulgaria a better standing in negotiations on other, more important joint projects, such as the South Stream natural gas pipeline and Belene NPP, but might also act as an irritant to the Russian party.
Meanwhile, members of the European Union (EU) on Thursday expressed concern over lack of seriousness on the part of the three big parties and the the protraction of the Maoists' indefinite strike.
The centric relation protraction test (TMJ compression) and biting/jaw clenching did not reproduce pain.
Wood Mackenzie also analyzed transportation options of a hypothetical oil discovery in a remote part of the Walker Ridge protraction area.
Protraction facial mask in early treatment of class III malocclusion