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headrest

(hed'rest)
1. A pad made of soft material placed beneath the occiput, around the neck or lower face or both, designed to limit head movement during surgery or to prevent neck pain in cervical arthritis.
2. A padded device used in cars, airplanes, or boats to prevent neck trauma during accidents.
3. A padded device used in some types of wheelchairs to support the head and neck of patients with flaccid muscles or other neurological conditions. See: assistive technology
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It features the Recaro Sound System with speakers built into the headrests allowing your child to connect an MP3 player with the cable provided, allowing them to enjoy music or videos without disturbing anyone else in the car.
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According to the CPSC, the nylon ratchets which control the headrest height can break after repeated use, causing the headrest to collapse.
With a headrest keeping their heads steady, the participants pointed to the perceived origins of the sounds.
A nonarticulating pillow headrest is standard, but an articulating pillow headrest featuring a sliding, removable, magnetic pad and foldaway design is also available for otology.
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has introduced the first Mobile Video Custom Headrest System with a built-in DVD Player, illustrating once again, why the company enjoys the number one position in the market.
The two headrest monitors may be operated independently from each other, which can prevent disputes over the preferred program.
Advanced SafeGuard features include an aircraft aluminum frame, unlike most plastic framed car seats; a SmartCore(TM) headrest, for better impact protection; a patented Posi-LATCH(TM) attachment, for quick and easy installment; a unique five-point harness system which retracts like a standard seatbelt; and a one-touch adjustable headrest, for a proper fit to the child.