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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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NOBODY HAS STOLEN THE DIAMOND," answered Sergeant Cuff.
By using NOVAPLUS, and participating in Novation s IMPACT Standardization ProgramsTM and Pre-Commitment opportunities, hospitals have the ability to realize potentially double-digit savings over the previous blood pressure cuffs contract.
1] An over-pressurised endotracheal cuff impairs mucosal blood flow, causing ischaemia.
Step beyond the designated perimeter and the cuffs could issue various warnings like audible signals, vibrations, a flashing light or a mild electric shock, before a more severe zap would restore order, Discovery News reported.
Endotracheal tube (ETT) cuff pressure management is an essential part of airway management in intubated and mechanically ventilated patients.
These cuffs feature an exclusive, tapered-end design for easier cuff application and softer materials for enhanced patient comfort, said a company statement.
Now the standard of care for intubating patients has leaped forward again, thanks to its next-generation, innovative taper-shaped cuff, the TaperGuard endotracheal tube.
Fabriclean Supply of Arkansas LP has filed a civil suit in Pulaski County Circuit Court against Cuffs, claiming it wasn't paid for $54,000 worth of products that it sold to Cuffs.
Both cuffs and the airtight box are pressurised above systolic pressure and the control lever is then activated to produce a sustained leak from the upper cuff and the casing.
Wiping the cuff with an alcohol swab or two would help remove germs.
The flag has generated plenty of curiosity, and even some sparks of anger, Pastor Brian Cuff says.