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Nursing An absorbent disposable napkin covered on one side by plastic, which may be placed under a patient with incontinence
Pathology A round or square flat metal grid on which tissue is placed in a cryostat as a solid support for cutting frozen sections

chuck

(chŭk)
A clamp or fastener that secures a moving part of a tool, or the object being worked on.

chuck

a hand grip to be attached to intramedullary pins to enable the surgeon to rotate or drive them into bone.
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It's not really a boxing movie, even taking the edge off its one fight (with Ali) by having Chuck narrate it in weary voice-over.
In August 1974, Chuck completed his term of enlistment and was honorably discharged from the Army.
Upon his retirement, Chuck will "re-wire" his life to ensure he is able to spend more precious time with his wonderful family, whom we have seen grow over the years.
Matt Cook, a 28-year-old cook from Santa Rosa, told the Press Democrat that the wines should now be called "Inflation Chuck.
Miller says the "Chuck" viral campaign is "much different than building a profile page for Hiro from 'Heroes' or Dwight from 'The Office,'" since Chuck Bartowski is unknown to almost all viewers.
When I was in grade school, they dug and sacked potatoes during the day," Chuck explains.
Chuck killed a few deer from that low stand but never a big buck.
Captain Jack Sparrow - because I'm tired of hearing about Chuck Norris
Chuck loved to work and his passion for it resulted in the passing of a work ethic along to the young folks learning the trade from him.
color) Chuck Liddell, left, and Tito Ortiz meet tonight in a rematch of a 2004 fight, which was won by Liddell.
When Chuck Norris sends in his taxes, he sends blank forms and includes only a picture of himself, crouched and ready to attack.
We can learn to be good mentors by practicing the mentoring skills Chuck bestowed upon us.