Medical Dictionary

1brace

noun \ˈbrās\

Medical Definition of BRACE

1
:  an appliance that gives support to movable parts (as a joint or a fractured bone), to weak muscles (as in paralysis), or to strained ligaments (as of the lower back)
2
braces pl :  an orthodontic appliance usually of metallic wire that is used especially to exert pressure to straighten misaligned teeth and that is not removable by the patient
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