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a rapidly oscillating saw used for cutting bone or plaster casts; it cuts hard matter, but soft tissues give and thus are not injured.
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Stryker sawOrthopedics A hand-held electric saw with an oscillating blade, used to cut the cranium, ribs and other bones. See Saw.
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Stryker,Homer H., U.S. orthopedic surgeon, 1894-1980.
mini-Stryker power drill
Stryker bed - Synonym(s): Stryker frame
Stryker cast cutter
Stryker CircOlectric bed
Stryker fracture frame
Stryker fracture table
Stryker frame - holds the patient and permits turning in various planes without individual motion of parts. Synonym(s): Stryker bed
Stryker leg exerciser
Stryker power instrumentation
Stryker saw - a rapidly oscillating saw used for cutting bone or plaster casts.
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