air splint


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air splint

a plastic splint inflated by air used to immobilize part or all of an extremity.
Synonym(s): inflatable splint
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air splint

n.
An inflatable cylinder used to immobilize fractured or injured limbs to promote healing.
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air splint

(ār splint)
A plastic splint inflated by air used to immobilize part or all of an extremity.
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