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binder

 [bīnd´er]
1. a support bandage that wraps around the chest or abdomen and is secured with ties or Velcro.
Abdominal binders. A, Scultetus. B, Straight. From Elkin et al., 2000.
2. a substance that attaches to another, such as to facilitate its removal from the body; see bind (def. 2).
phosphate binder a substance such as aluminum hydroxide, calcium acetate, or calcium carbonate that binds phosphate in the blood, removing it from circulation; used in treatment of hyperphosphatemia, such as in patients with end-stage renal disease or hypoparathyroidism.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bind·er

(bīnd'er),
1. A broad bandage, especially one encircling the abdomen.
2. Anything that binds.
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bind·er

(bīnd'ĕr)
1. A broad bandage, especially one encircling the abdomen.
2. Anything that binds.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bind·er

(bīnd'ĕr)
1. A broad bandage, especially one encircling the abdomen.
2. Anything that binds.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012