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pin

 [pin]
a slender, elongated piece of metal used for securing fixation of parts.
Steinmann pin a metal rod for the internal fixation of fractures; see also nail extension.

PIN


pin

(pin),
A metallic implant used in surgical treatment of bone fractures.
See also: nail.
[O.E. pinn, fr. L. pinna, feather]

pin

(pĭn)
n.
A thin rod for securing the ends of fractured bones.
v.
To fasten or secure with a pin or pins.

PIN

Abbreviation for:
patient identification number
patient information network
penile intraepithelial neoplasia
personal identification number
Physician Identification Number
posterior interosseous nerve
product identification number
prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia
protein inhibitor of NOS
Public Information Network

PIN

1. Penile intraepithelial neoplasia.
2. Personal identification number A number chosen by a person to verify ID; PINs are used for personal banking, voicemail retrieval, etc.
3. Prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia, see there.

pin

Orthopedics An internal fixation device used to join fractured bone. See Knowles pin, Percutaneous pin, Steinmann pin.

PIN

Abbreviation for prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia; provider identification number.

pin

(pin)
Rod used in surgical treatment of bone fractures.
See also: nail
[O.E. pinn, fr. L. pinna, feather]

pin

(pin)
A metallic implant used in surgical treatment of bone fractures.
See also: nail
[O.E. pinn, fr. L. pinna, feather]

Patient discussion about pin

Q. Is it possible to have pin worm on directly on the skin of your fore arms? I've had this condition for more than a year. The only thing that makes a difference is something to kill parasites. Nothing works efficiently. I itch all over beside having big sores on my arms and back. I've hade blood test that show that there are no parasites in the blood. So now what do I do? I am constantly digging this out of my skin, and the buggars jump.

A. I'm seeing a dermatologist. They said it wasn't scabies. That's what I thought it was at first. I keep breaking out in new places. The Dr. say's it's dermititous, but I'm seeing something different. Went I first broke out with this I felt crawly in the area I now have the sores.

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Making the split sleeve is accomplished easiest by drilling a hole in a length of metal the size of the turned down firing-pin shaft.
The split sleeves are then put in place as the spring slides over the major diameter of the firing-pin shaft in preparation for a trial fit and final reassembly.
The lock time of a rifle is negatively affected by any drag or friction as the firing-pin assembly is released and the cocking piece moves over the sear connector.
Though firing-pin protrusion was one reason (among several) for the warning, none of the listed shotguns should be fed modern loads.
For some reason, I have often found brass shavings in the firing-pin channel of department-issued 5906 pistols.
While the safety and firing pin are out, I would set aside the factory firing-pin spring and replace it with a W.C.
In operation, the spring compressor opens fully enough for a firing-pin assembly to be placed into the tool.
To install the firing-pin assembly in the fixture, place the shroud end of the pin assembly into the fork of the tool, and allow the smaller fork to straddle the firing pin.
For reassembly, insert the firing-pin spring, then the firing pin and the firing pin stop, making sure that the relieved side of the firing-pin stop is positioned toward the right side of the receiver.
In the 90-Two, the firing-pin plunger (#49) passes through this hole and you can't pull out the left safety while the plunger is in the slide.
Removal of the firing-pin block and its spring mirrors the method used with the 92/96.