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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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Westwood and Evans (45, 87 balls) added 106 in 28 overs but both fell to Onions just before tea, the former to an excellent delivery which clipped off stump.
Unless forced to do so by very limited grazing, the species they don't like go ungrazed and become rank while the young and tender regrowth from the plants they prefer keeps getting clipped off as soon as it is high enough for them to bite off.
Then, with the shears or with smaller hand pruners, dead wood is clipped off and canes that cross through the middle of the bush are removed, as are weak canes.
To make Robo-Roach, the scientists first clipped off the roach's wings.
Then Davidson clipped off the front again to pocket the first prime at Heugh Bank.
After reaching lofty heights in late September and early October, a few cents were clipped off copper pricing after some selling off in mid-October.
Irani had struck in his third over to end Gilchrist's flamboyant innings after he clipped off his legs and was caught on the mid-wicket boundary by Owais Shah for 53 off only 50 balls, including seven boundaries, but it was another 11 overs before England claimed a further success when Ponting edged left-arm spinner Ian Blackwell to the Essex captain at slip.
Gerrard took possession, shifted the ball onto his left foot and fired in a shot that clipped off Goran Gavrancic and into the far corner of the net.
Eisner and the research paper's lead author, Benjamin Jantzen, a doctoral student in philosophy of science at Carnegie Mellon University, clipped off the hind wings of butterflies and then filmed their flight using two cameras to get three-dimensional views of their flight trajectories.
McIntosh fell when a Jerome Taylor slower ball sneaked through his forward defence and clipped off stump.
A few tracks on my review copy seemed almost clipped off the top.