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boot

 [bo̳t]
an encasement for the foot; a protective casing or sheath.
Gibney boot an adhesive tape support used in treatment of sprains and other painful conditions of the ankle, the tape being applied in a basket-weave fashion with strips placed alternately under the sole of the foot and around the back of the leg.
Unna's paste boot a dressing for varicose ulcers, consisting of a paste made from gelatin, zinc oxide, and glycerin, which is applied to the entire leg, then covered with a spiral bandage, this in turn being given a coat of the paste; the process is repeated until satisfactory rigidity is attained.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

boot

(būt),
A boot-shaped appliance.
[M.E. bote, fr. O.Fr.]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Computers verb To load an operating system—e.g., Windows— into the computer’s RAM or main memory, after which the computer can run applications
Drug slang verb A regional term meaning to inject a drug
Medspeak noun See Pellagrous boot
Orthopaedics noun Unna boot
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

boot

Informatics verb To load the operating system–eg, Windows, OS X into the computer's RAM or main memory, after which the computer can run applications. See Random access memory.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

boot

(būt)
A shoe, brace, or restrictive bandage used to protect and immobilize the foot and ankle.
[M.E. bote, fr. O.Fr.]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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