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harness

 [har´nes]
a support device used to immobilize a body part or hold it in position.
Pavlik harness a device used correct hip dislocations in infants with developmental dysplasia of the hip, consisting of a set of straps that hold the hips in flexion and abduction.

harness

/har·ness/ (hahr´nis) the combination of straps, bands, and other pieces that forms the working gear of a draft animal, or a device resembling such gear.
Pavlik harness  a device used to correct hip dislocations in infants with developmental dysplasia of the hip, consisting of a set of straps that hold the hips in flexion and abduction.

harness

(har′nĕs)
In postamputation rehabilitation, the part of an upper extremity prosthesis that fits around the shoulder and back to permit mechanical control of the terminal device and hold the socket firmly around the stump.

harness

a series of leather or webbing straps fitted together like the skeleton of a garment. Used to attach the draft animal to a waggon or a buggy, even to a saddle or a marking crayon or chin ball harness.

harness galls
cutaneous plaques of fibrous tissue where harness rubs.
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Manufacturers continue to advance the technology and features included in modern harnesses at multiple price points, providing not only the means necessary to stop a fall but also the ability to either get back on-stand or lower yourself to the ground safely.
Both harnesses have a removable bow strap for securing your bow while elevated.
Instead of sending out resumes, Franzen turned her attention to improving her dog harnesses.
Demand for automotive wiring harnesses is strong from the SUVs and luxury car segment in Japan, and FMI projects this trend to continue during the forecast period.
The new harnesses have been engineered for firefighters as well as tactical and other emergency response personnel, yet serve as highly practical rescue harnesses for virtually any industry where at-height rescue scenarios may be a concern.
New Safety Harnesses are now approved for use onboard submarines.
If any of these wiring harnesses are not in the ground hop kit when you receive it, order them separately through the supply system.
All BBK harnesses and ladders come with a one-year warranty, and even $5,000/ $10,000 worth of health/life insurance coverage, at no extra charge (renewable yearly for only $2).
By analysing harness designs against factory capabilities, Capital Harness MPM helps identify what, where and how harnesses and their constituent sub-assemblies should be built.
The new full body harnesses and safety lanyards that are currently being distributed to several submarines for evaluation were introduced at the working group.
maker of the Personal Fall Arrest System, has expanded its line of safety harnesses to include a new industrial-grade Full Body Harness and a harness-compatible Climbing Belt.
Workers will no longer need to adjust their harnesses throughout the work day; the straps won't budge, even with movement and the weight of tool belts that have traditionally caused adjustments to loosen.