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the application of strips of adhesive tape, one overlapping the other, to cover and exert pressure on a limb or other area of the body; see illustration.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
strappingThe use of adhesive tape or firm bandages to maintain the desired relationship of parts of the body or to rest an injured or inflamed part.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005