Whitman frame

Whit·man frame

a frame similar to the Bradford frame, but with curved sides.
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Whit·man frame

(wit'măn frām)
A frame similar to the Bradford frame, but with curved sides.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


Royal, U.S. surgeon, 1857-1946.
Whitman arch support
Whitman arthroplasty
Whitman femoral neck reconstruction
Whitman fracture appliance
Whitman fracture frame
Whitman frame - similar to the Bradford frame but with curved sides.
Whitman operation
Whitman osteotomy
Whitman paralysis
Whitman plate
Whitman talectomy procedure
Whitman technique
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