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cuff

(kŭf),
Any structure with a gap that nearly encircles some extension or outgrowth, thus, anything shaped like a cuff.

cuff

(kuf) a small, bandlike structure encircling a part or object.
musculotendinous cuff  one formed by intermingled muscle and tendon fibers.
rotator cuff  a musculotendinous structure encircling and giving strength to the shoulder joint.

cuff

(kŭf)
n.
1. A bandlike structure encircling a part.
2. An inflatable band, usually wrapped around the upper arm, that is used along with a sphygmomanometer in measuring arterial blood pressure.

cuff

an inflatable elastic tube that is placed around a limb and inflated with air to restrict arterial circulation during blood pressure examination. See also cuffed endotracheal tube, Dacron cuff.

cuff

(kŭf)
Any structure with a gap that nearly encircles some extension or outgrowth, thus, anything shaped like a cuff.
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I yearn for that church where leaders were among their people rather than a clerical caste with Roman collars, French cuffs and Prussian flexibility.
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