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plinth

 [plinth]
1. a padded table for a patient to sit on or lie on while performing exercises, receiving a massage, or undergoing other physical therapy treatments.
2. a waterproof table used in a hydrotherapy tub to facilitate exercise and movement in the water.

plinth

(plinth) [Gr. plinthos, squared stone, tile]
A table, seat, or apparatus on which a patient lies or sits while doing remedial exercise or undergoing examination.
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Liverpool's Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony Concepcion, will unveil the new memorial plinth
When asked if they could help, the Friends of the Hospital of St Cross in Rugby went above and beyond to donate, not one, but two bariatric plinths for the dermatology department in outpatients and for the physiotherapy department.
The plinth will also serve as a stage for small performances and will occasionally be used for temporary sculptures in a similar way to the fourth plinth in London's Trafalgar Square.
The council are seeking to stamp out this "depressing image" of the city, by doubling the size of the plinth the statue sits on so that only the "most determined of vandals" would continue the practice that has taken place for around 30 years.
Designed to be viewed on digital devices from iPhones to televisions, the limited edition features a unique digital rendition of the bronze sculpture on the plinth.
German artist Katharina Fritsch's ultramarine cockerel, designed to symbolise regeneration, awakening and strength, will take its place on the plinth in 2013.
A sculpture of a boy on his rocking horse, a working pipe organ, a giant Battenberg cake and a blue cockerel are on the Plinth shortlist
It involves a different person taking their place on the plinth every hour, 24 hours a day for 100 days.
Sian Thomas, 26, from Llantrisant, is one of 2,400 people selected to perform on a topic of their choice on the plinth as part of the One and Other project, created by artist Anthony Gormley.
Unite members and Corus workers from across Teesside will highlight their jobs plight by demonstrating at the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square tomorrow (Wednesday) in their campaign to safeguard the 150-year old plant.
An optometrist from Chigwell was one of the first 24 volunteers to take part in artist Antony Gormley's fourth plinth project in Trafalgar Square, London earlier this month.