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Neurosurgery A definitive therapy for intracranial aneurysms, which consists of the direct obliteration of the aneurysmal neck with a clip of the proper strength, shape, and size, to prevent the flow of blood into the dome of the aneurysm, while preserving the parent artery
Sports medicine An illegal block in American football in which a player hits the opponent from the rear, below the knees. If seen by a referee, it carries a 15-yard penalty. Clipping injuries in adolescents can lead to fractures through the epiphyseal plate and injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament

clipping

Neurosurgery A definitive therapy for intracranial aneurysms, which consists of the direct obliteration of the aneurysmal neck with a clip of the proper strength, shape, and size, that prevents the flow of blood into the dome of the aneurysm, while preserving the parent artery. Cf Interventional neuroradiology, Trapping.

clipping

cutting of the hair or wool coat with clippers which may be equipped with blades of different sizes, depending on the purpose and degree of hair removal required. Fine-toothed blades are used in surgical preparation of the skin; coarse blades give various cosmetic results.

clipping machine
usually refers to electric clippers.

Patient discussion about clipping

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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Information about these applications and the 400-plus web clipping applications available for the Palm VII series of handheld computers can be found at www.
Like its predecessor, the Palm VIIx handheld uses Palm's innovative Web clipping technology and the Palm.
com Shopper web clipping application is based on the company's patent-pending UPC-based search technology that enables consumers to easily obtain product-specific information armed only with a product's unique barcode.
In addition to the web clipping application, Palm VII organizers come with the new iMessenger application for sending and receiving Internet messages wirelessly.
Note to Editors: 3Com and Palm Computing are registered trademarks and More Connected, Palm, Palm III, Palm IIIx, Palm V, Palm VII, web clipping and iMessenger are trademarks and Palm.
As a full service bureau, we will also provide scanning and electronic delivery of clippings to ClipSCAN II users, thus increasing our ability to provide critical market intelligence on a timely basis".
Limbs, leaves, and grass clippings are considered "waste" and assiduously removed from the urban ecological system.
For cities, lawns also create a logistical nightmare: an endless stream of bagged grass clippings.
Mulching mowers reduce the size of clippings and spread them back on the grass where they rapidly decompose and return to the soil.
Refusing to collect grass clippings is only the beginning of the trend of recycling the urban forest.
And since they are enclosed in plastic bags, lawn clippings rot anaerobically (without access to air).
By recycling leaves, limbs, and clippings we can renew our association with the natural process at work throughout the urban forest.