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clip

 [klip]
a metallic device for approximating the edges of a wound or for the prevention of bleeding from small individual blood vessels.

clip

(klip),
1. A fastener used to hold a part or thing together with another.
2. A fastener used to close off a small vessel.

clip

(klip) a metallic device for approximating the edges of a wound or for the prevention of bleeding from small individual blood vessels.

clip

Etymology: AS, clyppan, to embrace
a surgical device used for grasping the skin to align the edges of a wound and to stop bleeding, especially of the smaller blood vessels. It is also used in radiography for localization.

CLIP

Abbreviation for:
central-local information partnership (Medspeak-UK)
cholesterol-lowering intervention programme (Medspeak-UK)
corticotropin-like intermediate lobe peptide

CLIP

Abbreviation for corticotropinlike intermediate-lobe peptide.

clip

(klip)
1. A fastener used to hold a part or thing together with another.
2. A fastener used to close off a small vessel.

CLIP

corticotropin-like intermediary peptide.

clip

1. a metallic device for approximating the edges of a wound or for the prevention of bleeding from small individual blood vessels.
2. the small, upturned flange on the front of the front shoe, on the sides of the hind shoe of a set of horseshoes, which helps to prevent lateral movement of the attached shoe.
3. to remove the wool of a sheep by cutting with shears, usually hand shears.
4. the total wool produced by a flock or a farm at one shearing.

clip suture
see michel clip.
Versa clip
a hemostatic clip or staple applied with a special forceps.

Patient discussion about clip

Q. Can I have a MRI of the knee if I have hemostatic clips in the brain?(also called aneurysm clips)?

A. How about a CAT scan of the knee?, I wonder if it would be an appropriate diagnostic tool, I suspect problems with a lateral meniscus.

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References in classic literature ?
I speak of that spiteful and intriguing Italian -- of the pedant who has tried to put on his own head a crown which he stole from under a pillow -- of the scoundrel who calls his party the party of the king -- who wants to send the princes of the blood to prison, not daring to kill them, as our great cardinal -- our cardinal did -- of the miser, who weighs his gold pieces and keeps the clipped ones for fear, though he is rich, of losing them at play next morning -- of the impudent fellow who insults the queen, as they say -- so much the worse for her -- and who is going in three months to make war upon us, in order that he may retain his pensions; is that the master whom you propose to me?
said the Gascon, "this is the gentleman who clipped off the lace from the uniform of the Swiss
He thought of Valentin de Bellegarde, still green in the earth of his burial--his young life clipped by this flourishing impudence.