calliper splint

calliper splint
calliper splint noun
A metal splint fitted to the leg to provide support
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  • calliper — chiefly Brit var of CALIPER * * * (caliper) n. 1. an instrument with two prongs or jaws, used for measuring diameters: used particularly in obstetrics for measuring the diameter of the pelvis. 2. (calliper splint) a surgical appliance (see… …   Medical dictionary

  • calliper — n. & v. (also caliper) n. 1 (in pl.) (also calliper compasses) compasses with bowed legs for measuring the diameter of convex bodies, or with out turned points for measuring internal dimensions. 2 (in full calliper splint) a metal splint to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • calliper — caliper; n. 1) an instrument with two prongs or jaws, used for measuring diameters: used particularly in obstetrics for measuring the diameter of the pelvis. 2) (calliper splint) a surgical appliance (see orthosis) that is used to correct or… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Циркуль (Calliper, Caliper) — 1. Инструмент для измерения диаметров окружностей; используется главным образом в акушерской практике для измерения диаметра таза. 2. (Так называемая шарнирная шина (calliper splint)) шина ноги, содержащая металлические стержни, прикрепленные к… …   Медицинские термины

  • ЦИРКУЛЬ — (calliper, caliper) 1. Инструмент для измерения диаметров окружностей; используется главным образом в акушерской практике для измерения диаметра таза. 2. (Так называемая шарнирная шина (calliper splint)) шина ноги, содержащая металлические… …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Rhinoplasty — For the album by Primus, see Rhinoplasty (album). Rhinoplasty Intervention Rhinoplasty: The lower lateral cartilage (greater alar cartilage) exposed for plastic modification via the left nostril …   Wikipedia

  • caliper — cal·i·per or chiefly Brit cal·li·per kal ə pər n 1) any of various measuring instruments having two usu. adjustable arms, legs, or jaws used to measure thickness, diameter, and distance between surfaces usu. used in pl. <a pair of calipers> …   Medical dictionary

  • Brace (orthopaedic) — An orthopaedic brace (also orthosis or orthotic) is a device used to: *immobilize a joint or body segment, *restrict movement in a given direction, *assist movement, *reduce weight bearing forces, or *correct the shape of the body.Most often in… …   Wikipedia

  • cal|i|per — «KAL uh puhr», noun, verb. –n. 1. diameter; thickness, breadth; caliber: »Both the glazed and unglazed types are made in many calipers for an almost incredibly varied range of applications (London Times). 2. = calipers. (Cf. ↑calipers) 3. Also,… …   Useful english dictionary

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