backboard splint

n.

A board splint with slots for fixation by straps; shorter ones are used for neck injuries, longer ones for back injuries.

Nearby words

  1. baring,
  2. barisal,
  3. barista,
  4. baristi,
  5. barit.,
  6. baritone,
  7. baritone clef,
  8. barium,
  9. barium 140,
  10. barium bromate


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