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clasp

(klasp),
1. A part of a removable partial denture that acts as a direct retainer or stabilizer for the denture by partially surrounding or contacting an abutment tooth.
2. A direct retainer of a removable partial denture, usually consisting of two arms joined by a body that connects with an occlusal rest; at least one arm of a clasp usually terminates in the infrabulge (gingival convergence) area of the tooth enclosed.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

CLASP

Cardiology A clinical study–Collaborative Low-Dose Aspirin Study in Pregnancy which evaluated the effects of low-dose aspirin–used to prevent pregnancy-related HTN—on intrauterine growth
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clasp

(klasp)
1. A part of a removable partial denture that acts as a direct retainer or stabilizer for the denture by partially surrounding or contacting an abutment tooth.
2. A direct retainer of a removable partial denture, usually consisting of two arms joined by a body that connects with an occlusal rest; at least one arm of a clasp usually terminates in the infrabulge (gingival convergence) area of the tooth enclosed.
3. Any device for holding tissues together.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

clasp

(klasp)
1. Part of a removable partial denture that acts as a direct retainer or stabilizer for denture by partially surrounding or contacting an abutment tooth.
2. Direct retainer of a removable partial denture, usually consisting of two arms joined by a body that connects with an occlusal rest; at least one arm usually terminates in the infrabulge (gingival convergence) area of the tooth enclosed.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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I'd sort of agree - if you have legs that go up to your neck and thighs you can fit into the space between two clasped hands.
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The dancers' beatific expressions, the interdependence they demonstrated through clasped hands, their intricate weaving of patterns through space, and changes in direction and focus were strong and well suited to the piece.
Her clasped hands trembled slightly and her feet pointed toward the door.
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