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brim

 [brim]
the upper edge of a bowllike structure.
pelvic brim pelvic inlet.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

brim

(brim),
The upper edge or rim of a hollow structure.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

brim

The top of an open vessel; lip; edge.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

brim

(brim)
The upper edge or rim of a hollow structure.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Randomization would not have been possible with a single cast followed by an initial IRC socket fitting and eventual brim removal to create the brimless design.
Three subjects wore a Symmetry liner brimless socket prior to this clinical trial.
The medial wall on the brimless design was a mean of 3.3 cm distal to the distal-most aspect of the IT (Figure 4).
In double support, less femoral AB was observed in the IRC design (3.3[degrees] [+ or -] 7.1[degrees], 13.7 AB-9.0 AD) than with the brimless socket condition (4.8[degrees] [+ or -] 5.6[degrees], 16.3 AB-5.2 AD).
The peak/stance average pressure in the medial proximal aspect of the socket was 322 [+ or -] 210 mmHg (range: 157-868 mmHg) in the IRC, compared with 190 [+ or -] 103 mmHg (range: 53-347 mmHg) in the brimless condition; this difference was statistically significant (p = 0.02).
The Beret: Flat, brimless design that may be worn straight on the head, pulled down to cover the head, tilted over one eye, or worn on the back of the head.
His brimless version of the royal bonnet had bigwigs squirming.
Five years ago, brightly colored handwoven Kente cloth, brimless Kufi hats, earthy mud cloths from Ghana and Senegal and bone-toned cowrie shell jewelry appeared to be a nostalgic way of dressing among African Americans.
This form of head protection is completely brimless, so bowstring collision is not a problem.
The guards, still wearing the brimless red headgear with a black tassel, now wield metal detectors rather than rifles.