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jacket

 [jak´et]
an encasement or covering for the trunk, especially the thorax.
plaster-of-Paris jacket a casing of plaster of paris enveloping the body, for the purpose of giving support or correcting deformities; see also cast.
Sayre's jacket a plaster of Paris jacket used as a support for the vertebral column.
strait jacket popular name for camisole.

jack·et

(jak'et),
1. A fixed bandage applied around the body to immobilize the spine.
2. In dentistry, a term commonly used in reference to an artificial crown composed of fired porcelain or acrylic resin.
[M.E., fr. O.Fr. jaquet, dim. of jaque, tunic, fr. Jacques, nickname of Fr. peasants.]

jacket

/jack·et/ (jak´it) an enveloping structure or garment for the trunk or upper part of the body.
plaster-of-Paris jacket  a casing of plaster of Paris enveloping the body, to support or correct deformities.
strait jacket  informal name for camisole.

jacket

Etymology: Fr, jaquette
a supportive or confining therapeutic casing or garment for the torso. It is also used to prevent edema in the extremities. See also Minerva cast, Sayre's jacket.

jack·et

(jak'ĕt)
1. A fixed bandage applied around the body to immobilize the spine.
2. dentistry An artificial crown composed of fired porcelain or acrylic resin.

jack·et

(jak'ĕt)
In dentistry, term meaning an artificial crown composed of fired porcelain or acrylic resin.

jacket,

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