ladder splint

[ lădər ]

n.

A flexible splint consisting of two stout parallel wires with finer cross wires.

Nearby words

  1. leuko-,
  2. leukoagglutinin,
  3. leukoblast,
  4. leukoblastosis,
  5. leukocidin,
  6. leukocytic,
  7. leukocytoblast,
  8. leukocytoclastic vasculitis,
  9. leukocytogenesis,
  10. leukocytolysin


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