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[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.


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