[fik-sey-ter] /ˈfɪk seɪ tər/
a device incorporating a metal bar and pins that is used in stabilizing difficult bone fractures.
fixator fix·a·tor (fĭk’sā’tər, fĭk-sā’tər)
A device that provides rigid immobilization of a fractured bone by means of rods attached to pins that are placed in or through the bone.
- Fixator muscle
fixator muscle n. A muscle that acts as a stabilizer of one part of the body during movement of another part.
[fikst] /fɪkst/ adjective 1. fastened, attached, or placed so as to be firm and not readily movable; firmly implanted; stationary; rigid. 2. rendered stable or permanent, as color. 3. set or intent upon something; steadily directed: a fixed stare. 4. definitely and permanently placed: a fixed buoy; a fixed line of defense. 5. not fluctuating […]
noun, Ethology. 1. a highly stereotyped pattern of behavior that is characteristic of a particular species.
noun 1. any long-term asset, as a building, tract of land, or patent.