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cuff

(kŭf),
Any structure with a gap that nearly encircles some extension or outgrowth, thus, anything shaped like a cuff.

cuff

(kuf) a small, bandlike structure encircling a part or object.
musculotendinous cuff  one formed by intermingled muscle and tendon fibers.
rotator cuff  a musculotendinous structure encircling and giving strength to the shoulder joint.

cuff

(kŭf)
n.
1. A bandlike structure encircling a part.
2. An inflatable band, usually wrapped around the upper arm, that is used along with a sphygmomanometer in measuring arterial blood pressure.

cuff

an inflatable elastic tube that is placed around a limb and inflated with air to restrict arterial circulation during blood pressure examination. See also cuffed endotracheal tube, Dacron cuff.

cuff

(kŭf)
Any structure with a gap that nearly encircles some extension or outgrowth, thus, anything shaped like a cuff.
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It took a pretty stiff exertion of my authority, as chief, to prevent the whole of the female household from following me and Penelope up-stairs, in the character of volunteer witnesses in a burning fever of anxiety to help Sergeant Cuff.
Having brought his investigation to this point, Sergeant Cuff discovered that such a person as Superintendent Seegrave was still left in the room, upon which he summed up the proceedings for his brother-officer's benefit, as follows:
Hit hard by the celebrated Cuff, he hit back smartly, to the best of his ability, on leaving the room.
Having returned his brother-officer's compliments in those terms, Sergeant Cuff wheeled about, and walked away to the window by himself.
NOBODY HAS STOLEN THE DIAMOND," answered Sergeant Cuff.
Must be willing to undergo initial evaluation and imaging to determine if pain is caused by a rotator cuff injury
The US & European rotator cuff market consists of poly-lactic acid (PLA), biocomposite, polyetheretherketone (PEEK),PEEK carbon fiber (CF), metal and all-suture anchors segments.
oral with with inflatable cuff tube and pilot bag 5.
io, Cuff is a modular system that includes 18 pieces of ostensibly non-techy jewelry, ranging from a keychain to pendants to leather and metal bracelets, Tech Hive reported.
Not only are rotator cuff tears a common problem, but rotator cuff repairs are a common procedure performed, with over 75,000 rotator cuff repairs annually in the USA.
Many studies have shown that digital balloon palpation corresponds poorly with the actual measured endotracheal cuff pressure.
Traditionally, surgeons have performed open rotator cuff repair when a patient suffers from a tear that requires surgery.