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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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JAMES VAUGHAN clipped the wings of Ian Holloway's Eagles - and boosted caretaker Mark Lillis's claims for the Huddersfield job.
Dubai Nucaf Tellicherry clipped the wings of Wings XI to emerge as the champions of the Piri Piri T20 turf cricket league organised by Aneel Sabir under the auspices of the Dubai Cricket Council at the Sevens Cricket Ground.
West Midlands Police B clipped the wings of Colebridge Eagles to the tune of a 7-3 win in Division Two, with Eagles also on the receiving end of an 8-2 battering from a Wayne Morris inspired Hanstaed C.