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binder

 [bīnd´er]
1. a support bandage that wraps around the chest or abdomen and is secured with ties or Velcro.
Abdominal binders. A, Scultetus. B, Straight. From Elkin et al., 2000.
2. a substance that attaches to another, such as to facilitate its removal from the body; see bind (def. 2).
phosphate binder a substance such as aluminum hydroxide, calcium acetate, or calcium carbonate that binds phosphate in the blood, removing it from circulation; used in treatment of hyperphosphatemia, such as in patients with end-stage renal disease or hypoparathyroidism.

bind·er

(bīnd'er),
1. A broad bandage, especially one encircling the abdomen.
2. Anything that binds.

binder

/bind·er/ (bīnd´er) a girdle or large bandage for support of the abdomen or breasts, particularly one applied to the abdomen after childbirth to support the relaxed abdominal walls.

binder

a bandage made of a large piece of material to fit and support a specific body part.
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Abdominal binder

bind·er

(bīnd'ĕr)
1. A broad bandage, especially one encircling the abdomen.
2. Anything that binds.

bind·er

(bīnd'ĕr)
1. A broad bandage, especially one encircling the abdomen.
2. Anything that binds.

binder,

n a substance, usually sticky, that holds the solid particles in a mixture together, thus aiding in the preservation of the physical form of the mixture.

binder

1. a girdle or large bandage for support of the abdomen.
2. fibers in a wool fleece which bind the staples together; absence of them produces a locky fleece.
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Soil-binder mixtures were designed by selecting an appropriate type of binder and an appropriate quantity of that binder to be added, in the range 2-10% relative to the soil dry mass, requiring the conformity of defined criteria regarding the strength of the mixtures and their frost resistance coefficients.
In traditional binder chemistries, film formation and dirt pick-up resistance are mutually exclusive properties: the softer a binder, the better its film formation characteristics and the poorer its dirt pick-up resistance.
Superpave requirements were initially prepared for the medium traffic volume and speed and the idea was to include higher traffic and/or slower speed by bumping up binder performance grade.
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Major Finding: Use of a neoprene abdominopelvic compression binder after gynecologic surgery increased the number of ambulatory events in the first 24 hours after surgery by 200% in patients with vertical skin incisions, by 150% in those older than age 50, and by 74% in those who had undergone surgery for gynecologic cancer.
Binder grew up in Fort Morgan, where his parents owned a greenhouse and nursery.