finger cot


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finger cot

A protective covering for a finger. It is usually made of plastic, rubber, metal, or leather. The injured finger is protected from trauma during the healing process.
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A rare complication of the use of a finger cot to protect the cuff of a tracheal tube during nasotracheal intubation.
Finger cots are medical gear designed to fit over the fingers only.
Peirce and Craig Zufelt, "Limitations of ESD Gloves and Finger Cots," SMT, February 2007.
When we had sex we tried everything from various size embroidery hoops with dental dams and Saran Wrap to finger cots and condoms to make sure we were safe.
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Testers can also use the ergoGLOVE in conjunction with the included mechanics gloves or finger cots, and it can also be paired with latex gloves.
A quality single source supplier eliminates numerous orders throughout the month when glove liners, finger cots or bouffant caps are running low; instead, an order from a one-stop source fulfills every product need in one shipment.
The Kit also provides 10 finger cots, two pairs of latex gloves and four dental dams.