cast brace

n.

A specially designed plaster cast incorporating hinges and other brace components and used in the treatment of fractures to promote activity and joint motion.

Nearby words

  1. convalescent,
  2. convect,
  3. convection,
  4. convection cell,
  5. convection oven,
  6. convective activity,
  7. convective discharge,
  8. convective heat,
  9. convector,
  10. convenance


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