skin traction

n.

Traction on an extremity by means of adhesive tape or another type of strapping applied to the limb.

Nearby words

  1. skin reaction,
  2. skin ridge,
  3. skin search,
  4. skin tag,
  5. skin test,
  6. skin up,
  7. skin-deep,
  8. skin-dive,
  9. skin-pop,
  10. skin-search


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