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stinger

(stĭng′ər)
n.
A stinging organ or part.
A typically transient traction neurapraxia of younger athletes caused by direct cervical spine trauma—common in football—occurring in younger athletes and which may occur with spear tackling and may be accompanied by shoulder depression and lateral neck deviation away from the side of injury
Management Cowboy collar to prevent extreme hyperextension and lateral bending of the cervical spine, neck and shoulder exercise; athletes may return to collision activities when asymptomatic—normal strength, neurologically normal, and full range of painless cervical motion

stinger

Sports medicine A popular term for an injury to the brachial plexus due to abnormal stretching
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On-board technology is plentiful boasting the likes of a 15-speaker Harmon Kardon sound system, head-up display, dual-zone air conditioning, Bluetooth, a wireless charger, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, plus the range-topping Stinger GT S is linked to Kia Connected Services with Tom-Tom, which keeps occupants right up to date with live traffic reports.
Ensuring the comfort of everyone on board, the Stinger is also equipped as standard with KIA's Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), providing stability under braking and cornering conditions by controlling the car's Electronic Stability Control (ESC) if it detects a loss of traction.
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Attaching the stinger wire and hook to the swivel eliminates the possibility of the stinger wire pulling through the gap in the eye of the nose hook during a fight.
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