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frame

 [frām]
a rigid supporting structure or a structure for immobilizing a part.
Balkan frame an apparatus for continuous extension in treatment of fractures of the femur, consisting of an overhead bar, with pulleys attached, by which the leg is supported in a sling.
Bradford frame a rectangular structure of gas pipe across which are stretched two strips of canvas, once used as a bed frame for patients with fractures or disease of the hip or spine.
quadriplegic standing frame a device for supporting in the upright position a patient whose four limbs are paralyzed.
Stryker frame see stryker frame.

frame

(frām),
A structure made of parts fitted together.

frame

(frām) a rigid structure for giving support to or for immobilizing a part.
Balkan frame  an apparatus for continuous extension in treatment of fractures of the femur, consisting of an overhead bar, with pulleys attached, by which the leg is supported in a sling.
Bradford frame  a canvas-covered, rectangular frame of pipe; used as a bed frame in disease of the spine or thigh.
quadriplegic standing frame  a device for supporting in the upright position a patient whose four limbs are paralyzed.
Stryker frame  one consisting of canvas stretched on anterior and posterior frames, on which the patient can be rotated around their longitudinal axis.
trial frame  an eyeglass frame designed to permit insertion of different lenses used in correcting refractive errors of vision.

frame

[frām]
a structure, usually rigid, designed for giving support to or for immobilizing a part.

frame

(frām)
A supporting or integrating structure made of parts fitted together.

frame

A structure in metal, plastic, tortoiseshell, wood, leather, etc. for enclosing or supporting ophthalmic lenses but usually considered without the lenses. See spectacles.

frame

(frām)
A supporting or integrating structure made of parts fitted together.

frame,

n a structure, usually rigid, designed to give support or attachment to a part, or to immobilize a part.
frame, implant,
frame, occluding
(ōkloo´ding),
n a device for relating casts to each other for the purpose of arranging teeth or for use in making an index of the occlusion of dentures; an articulator. See also articulator.
frame, rubber dam,

frame

1. a rigid supporting structure.
2. a structure for immobilizing a part.

frame shift mutation
see frame shift mutation.
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