feeding appliance

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feeding appliance

a prosthetic device that closes the oral-nasal cavity defect in infants with cleft palate, permitting normal sucking, feeding, and swallowing. It also maintains the maxillary segments in their proper orientation.
Synonym(s): feeding aid
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In some cases, a simple feeding aid or bath seat can make all the difference to parents already struggling to cope - and cut out the risk of a child suffering a serious accident.
The 2,500 square foot store offers hundreds of products ranging from power scooters and wheelchairs, to dressing and feeding aids, to CPAP machines and nebulizers.
The electrical and communications infrastructure will be underwater mainly equipped by a set of hybrid submarine cables, for evacuation of electricity generated at sea, the transmission of real-time data and feeding aids.
The new global joint venture will include the feeding aids activities of AS Luengen, the core production of WD Giesserei Technik GmbH, the ferrous metallurgy of SKW Eisengiesserei GmbH, Indian Ajay Metachem Sud-Chemie Pvt Ltd.
Also, breast feeding aids weight loss in a mum as so many calories are passed on to the baby through the milk.
Their efforts raised pounds 1,500 which was used by rehabilitation staff to buy 50 sets of feeding aids including adapted plates, bowls, cups, non slip mats and cutlery handles.
Winnie the Pooh has been a child's best friend for three generations and to celebrate his 75th birthday, Tommee Tippee has created the Peekaboo range, a selection of toddlers feeding aids.
It can help them to be more independent Scooter boards are one example of how AT can be used tb improve mobility and gross motor development Feeding aids assist in both fine motor and independent skill development.
feeding aids such as non-slip mats, special handles, cups
Mold filling simulation hit its stride in the late 1980s, allowing foundries to optimize gating systems, eliminate defects caused by filling, determine filling times, create optimal temperature distributions for solidification and feeding, improve yields and effectively use feeding aids and chills.
The add-on simulation provides: calculation of feeding moduli for specified feeding zones; an extended database for feeding aids, gating elements, chills and ladles; prediction of natural convection during solidification; analysis of macrosegregation of alloying elements and variation in local composition; and optional heat treatment and economic analysis capabilities.