What is fixation?

  • (noun): The activity of fastening something firmly in position.
    See also — Additional definitions below


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Planck Constant - Fixation
... There are a number of proposals to redefine certain of the SI base units in terms of fundamental physical constants ... This has already been done for the metre, which is defined in terms of a fixed value of the speed of light ...
Mandibular Fracture - Treatment - General Considerations - Fixation
... are usually treated with closed reduction and indirect skeletal fixation, more commonly referred to as maxillo-mandibular fixation (MMF) ... The indirect skeletal fixation is accomplished by placing an arch bar, secured to the teeth on the maxillary and mandibular dentition, then securing the top and bottom arch bars with wire ... Closed reduction with direct skeletal fixation follows the same premise as MMF except that wires are passed through the skin and around the bottom jaw in the mandibule and through ...
... Fixation may refer to the following In science Fixation (psychology), the state in which an individual becomes obsessed with an attachment to another human, an animal, or an inanimate ... Fixation in law refers to a work entitled to copyright protection (e.g ... In online marketing Fixation online eye tracking refers to the test subject fixing on a particular portion of the page ...
Mandibular Fracture - Treatment - Special Considerations - Edentulous Mandible
... First, the lack of teeth makes reduction and fixation using MMF difficult ... denture) and the mandible fixated to the maxilla using skeletal fixation (circummandibular and circumzygomatic wires) or using MMF bone screws ... More commonly, open reduction and rigid internal fixation is placed ...

More definitions of "fixation":

  • (noun): (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body.
    Synonyms: fixing
  • (noun): An unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone.
    Synonyms: obsession