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strap

 [strap]
1. a band or strip, as of adhesive tape, used in attaching parts to each other.
2. to bind down tightly.
Montgomery s's straps made of lengths of adhesive tape folded back on themselves at one end, with a hole that allows insertion of a tape tie; they are applied to the skin to contain frequently changed dressings so that they can be changed without the skin irritation caused by frequent pulling off of tape; the dressings are secured by tying the opposing tapes together over them.

strap

(strap),
1. A strip of adhesive plaster.
2. To apply overlapping strips of adhesive plaster.
[A.S. stropp]

strap

(strap)
1. a band or slip, as of adhesive plaster, used in attaching parts to each other.
2. to bind down tightly.

Montgomery straps  straps of adhesive tape used to secure dressings that must be changed frequently.

strap

Etymology: AS, stropp
1 n, a band, such as that made of adhesive plaster, that is used to hold dressings in place or to attach one thing to another.
2 v, to bind securely.

STRAP

Abbreviation for:
Specialty Training Assessment Process

strap

(strap)
1. A strip of adhesive plaster.
2. To apply overlapping strips of adhesive plaster.
[A.S. stropp]
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