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screw

(skrū),
A helically grooved cylinder for fastening two objects together or for adjusting the position of an object resting on one end of the screw.

screw

Orthopedics
noun A threaded internal fixation device, usually constructed of stainless steel, commonly used to fix bones in place, either alone or with a plate.
 
Vox populi
verb Popular, to treat unfairly.

screw

noun Orthopedics A ubiquitous threaded internal fixation device, usually constructed of stainless steel, commonly used to fix bones in place, either alone or with a plate. See Bionx absorbable cannulated screw, Cancellous screw, Cannellated screw, Cortical screw, Cross-locking screw, Herbert screw, Interference screw, Lag screw Vox populi verb
1. Popular, 'to treat unfairly'.
2. Vulgar; to have intercourse.

screw

(skrū)
Helically grooved cylinder for attaching two objects or adjusting position of an object resting on one end of screw.
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As a general trend, cancellous bone screws provided a greater resistance to fragment displacement than cortical bone screws, and screws with a smaller thread diameter provided greater resistance to displacement than screws of the same thread type with a larger diameter.
4mm cancellous bone screw, with 6mm head, 2.5 mm hexagonal recess, core diameter 1.9mm, 1.7mm pitch, 2.5mm drill bit and 4mm tap.
4.0 mm cancellous bone screws, or 4.5mm cannulated screws as malleolar screws for medial malleolus.