A device used to provide function to a part, or for therapeutic purposes.


[fr, O. Fr. aplier, to apply, fr. L. applico, to fold together]

craniofacial appliance

edgewise appliance

extraoral fracture appliance

Hawley appliance

intraoral fracture appliance

labiolingual appliance

light wire appliance

obturator appliance

orthodontic appliance

ribbon arch appliance

Roger-Anderson pin fixation appliance

surgical appliance

universal appliance